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Markets fall further amid global slowdown worries

European stock markets remained in the red as fears over banks and the global slowdown kept equities under pressure. The FTSE 100 Index fell 18.3 points to 5670.1, losing early session gains as European markets dropped following a punishing session in Asia where Japan’s market plummeted 5.4% in the face of the potential for more global economic gloom.