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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazilian stocks sink amid crippling truckers' strike

Brazil's main stock market fell to a five-month low and its real currency weakened on Friday as the fifth day of a truckers' protest over fuel prices hobbled a wide range of industries from aviation to agribusiness. The key auto sector ground to a halt, as did Santos, Latin America's largest port, while grocers' aisles went understocked and long lines formed outside gas stations. In the afternoon, the fede