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A photographer photographs the curve of the German share price index DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange...A photographer photographs the curve of the German share price index DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange May 15, 2014.     REUTERS/Remote/Fabrizio Bensch     (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)

Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

A photographer takes a picture of the curve of the Dax, Germany’s share price index, on a board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. 

A woman walks past an electronic monitor displaying graphs of Japan's various stock indices outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index halting three days of losses, as exporters advanced after the yen weakened against the dollar.

Yuriko Nakao/Bloomberg

A woman walks past an electronic monitor displaying graphs of Japan’s various stock indices outside a securities firm in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday. Japanese shares rose, with the Topix index halting three days of losses, as exporters advanced after the yen weakened against the dollar