GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, euro slide, pressured by Spain worry


* Euro plumbs new 2-year lows on fears of bailout for Spain * Investors turn to safe-haven bonds, sending yields to new lows * Brent crude falls more than 3 percent on demand worries (Adds Brent settlement) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, July 23 (Reuters) – World equity markets sold off and the euro set new two-year lows against the dollar on Monday after reports that more indebted regions in Spain need financial aid fueled fears that the country may need a bailout. Investors fled to safe-haven government debt and the U.S. dollar as Spain’s plight, concerns about economic growth and renewed market talk of a possible Greek exit from the euro zone drove investment decisions. The euro slid as low as…

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