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Stocks, Euro Gain as Irish Aid Is Discussed; S&P 500 Pares Gain

Stocks in Europe rebounded from the biggest drop in four months, the euro rose and Irish bonds gained as government officials negotiated aid for the nation. Oil fell a fourth straight day, the longest streak since September, and U.S. stocks erased most of their advance.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.5 percent and the euro climbed 0.3 percent to $1.3529. Irish bond yields fell 10 basis points to 8.15 percent. Crude slumped 2.3 percent to $80.44. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index advanced less than 0.1 percent as NetApp Inc. joined Cisco Systems Inc. in spurring concern that technology spending will slow. After the close, S&P 500 futures rose 0.2 percent as of 7 p.m. in New York while stock indexes fluctuated in early trading in Japan and Australia.