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Asian shares fall on eurozone worries

DIVIDED NATION:Markets were spooked by the prospect of a split parliament in Italy, which could paralyze the government and reignite the eurozone debt crisis

Reuters, TOKYO

US benchmark Standard & Poor’s 500 Index suffered its worst one-day percentage decline since Nov. 7 last year on Monday as investors sought safety, pushing benchmark US Treasury yields down to a one-month low and lifting gold about 1 percent higher.

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