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Increased fears about the Spanish economy have sent markets tumbling.
The euro slid to a two-year low against the dollar today as concerns build that Spain will have to seek a full sovereign bailout.
The beleaguered country's stock market regulator, meanwhile, banned short-selling on all Spanish securities for three months.
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