GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares falls as Nasdaq tumbles, dollar edges higher

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    By Herbert Lash and Marc Jones

    NEW YORK/LONDON, May 4 (Reuters) - World share indexes slid and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Tuesday as low trading volume, a lull in economic news and lack of a catalyst to lift stocks higher sparked a sell-off by investors worried further upside in markets is limited.

    The tech-rich fell 2.7%, marking its biggest single-day decline in six weeks, while the yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to a low of 1.557%, a slide that normally would push technology shares higher.

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