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Euro Weakens on Greece as Emerging Market Stocks Slip With Gas

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The euro dropped after Greece asked creditors to compromise on demands that are holding up bailout funds. Emerging-market stocks fell amid the outlook for higher U.S. interest rates, while gold and natural gas declined.

The 19-nation euro lost 0.3 percent to $1.0978 by 5 p.m. in New York. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index fell 0.2 percent as Poland’s benchmark gauge sank the most since January after an opposition candidate won the presidency. Spanish shares retreated amid local elections and Chinese equities jumped to a seven-year high. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures slipped 0.1 percent with markets in the U.S., U.K., South Korea and Hong Kong closed Monday. Gold and gas lost at least 0.3 percent.