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|In Europe share prices falls have been much steeper. In London the FTSE 100 share index was down 6.9%, Paris was down 8.4%, and Frankfurt was down 8.9%.
Finance ministers from the G7 are to meet in Washington later.
As well as the G7 meeting, talks will be held at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington.
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