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CEE MARKETS-Leu falls to 3-week low as Romania's inflation falls

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CEE MARKETS-Leu falls to 3-week low as Romania's inflation falls

* Rouble, lira plunge sours mood, knocks down CEE currencies * Leu extends the week's loss after large July inflation fall * Warsaw leads regional equities loss, driven by bank shares By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The leu set a three-week low against the euro on Friday as Romania's inflation rate, the highest in Central Europe, fell sharply, while the global mood in emerging markets was negative. A plunge of the Turkish lira and the Russian rouble soured sentiment in emerging markets. The most liquid units of Central Europe, the forint and the zloty got the biggest hit, as usual. The Hungarian currency fell to a 2-week low, shedding 0.8 percent against