Stocks see slight recovery but negative outlook persists

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By Elizabeth Howcroft LONDON (Reuters) – European stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday, with risk appetite showing some recovery after Monday’s sharp falls, but analysts said fears over lower growth were still weighing on markets. Asian equities slipped to their lowest in nearly two years overnight, before trimming losses. A tumble in stock markets so far this month is attributed to a combination of monetary tightening by major central banks and a slowdown in economic growth. Last week central banks in the United States, Britain and Australia raised interest rates and investors girded for mo…

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