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Sensex falls for third day; U.S.-N.Korea tensions spook investors


By Tanvi MehtaREUTERS - Indian shares fell for a third consecutive session on Wednesday, dragged down by financial and healthcare stocks, as escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula hit regional markets.Asian shares and U.S. stock futures slipped after Pyongyang said it is considering plans to attack Guam, just hours after U.S. President Donald Trump told North Korea that any threat to the United States would be met with "fire and fury." Analysts said any fall in domestic equities could be limited. Shares have hit records highs this year on prospects of improving earnings and economic and ...

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 11:31 IST