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MARKETS ROILED

Global weakness sparks talk of QE4

However, most observers believe the Fed - which is due to end QE3 - is unlikely to resume its easing programme

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Until about a month ago, Wall Street had touched dozens of all-time highs since the start of the year. But all that has changed in the past fortnight as fear of stalling growth has now swept through all markets, most notably Wall Street.

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MARKETS are so nervous that talk of a fourth round of quantitative easing (QE4) - previously unheard of - is now making the rounds.

Until about a month ago, Wall Street had hit dozens of all-time highs since the start of the year - some in quick succession - with analysts