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European shares dive on Japan nuclear fears (AFP)

AFP – European stocks slumped Tuesday on fears about the nuclear fallout and financial cost of Japan’s natural disaster, analysts said, after the Tokyo market closed down more than 10 percent.

Japan quake, tsunami send most Asian shares lower (AFP)

AFP – Asian stock markets were broadly lower Monday, with Tokyo tumbling more than six percent after last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami as well as fears of a nuclear reactor meltdown.

Rajaratnam paid for tips, ex-McKinsey man testifies (Reuters)

Reuters – A disgraced former McKinsey & Co partner told jurors he leaked secrets about the elite consulting firm’s clients in exchange for $1.75 million in hidden payments from onetime friend Raj Rajaratnam, the main defendant in the biggest U.S. insid…