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(From AFX Europe (Focus))
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PARIS (AFX) - Paris shares closed mostly lower as investors shunned Wall Street's upward bounce to focus on the drop reported for February in the Chicago purchasing managers' index, dealers said.
The CAC-40 index closed down 72.07 points, or 1.29 pct, at 5,516.32 on very heavy volume of 11.2 bln eur.
On the Matif, March CAC-40 futures were trading down 81.5 points, or 1.46 pct, at 5,511.0
Among broader indices, the SBF-80 was down 31.57 points, or 0.4 pct, to 6,819.77, and the SBF-120 was down 47.73 points, or 1.17 pct, at 4,040.30.
The euro was trading at 1.3217 usd, against …