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World's economic woes damping sales in US high-end property market

Haywire overseas stock markets, falling currency values are dulling demand for mansions, penthouses


THE six-bedroom mansion in the shadow of Southern California's Sierra Madre Mountains has lime trees and a swimming pool, tennis courts and a sauna - the kind of place that would have sold quickly just a year ago, according to real estate agent Kanney Zhang.

Ms Zhang is...