Econintersect: Eight of eleven Asia/Pacific stock markets are up in midday trading Tuesday (March 8). This is a turnaround from Monday which saw widespread losses in the Far East with the MSCI Emerging Markets Index declining 0.6%, snapping a six-day streak of gains, the longest in eight weeks. Follow up:
Follow up:Mumbai (Bombay) and Seoul are both up by 1% or more. The three weakest markets are Shanghai (-0.4%), New Zealand (-0.3%) and Jakarta (-0.1%).
Singapore is ahead by 0.4% and the other five markets have advances from 0.1% to 0.2%.