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Germany's Merkel calls for tougher finance regulation


German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stepped up calls for tougher regulation of banks and financial markets.

She said governments of leading nations must act together and show a "signal of strength" by tightening financial rules.

Steve Rosenberg reports from Berlin.


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