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World markets are recording another lackluster trading session, as only five of 16 world markets are higher thus far. On average, the overseas markets fell by 0.26 percent. The top four major markets and their respective returns are Japan (TOPIX - 1533.8), up 1.68 percent; France (CACND - 6480), up 0.37 percent; Australia (SYIND - 3104.5), up 0.25 percent; and Germany (FRIND - 7169), up 0.11 percent. The bottom four major markets and their respective returns include Israel (ISRND - 539.7), down 1.61 percent; Denmark (CSIND - 290.06), down 1.41 percent; Hong Kong (HKIND - 16267), down 1.02 percent; and Switzerland (SMIND - 7768), down 0.99 percent.