Economic Progress

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A man monitors stock prices inside a brokerage in Taipei September 6, 2011. Taiwan stocks fell 2.44 percent on Tuesday to a near three-week closing low, joining decline in regional bourses amid concern that Europe's sovereign debt troubles could trigger a second banking crisis.  REUTERS/Pichi Chuang (TAIWAN - Tags: BUSINESS) - GM1E79615D701

Countries in better fiscal shape generally suffered less damage. Image: REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

Mico Mrkaic
Senior Economist, IMF
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