Black Tuesday in the Far East

March 15th, 2011
in econ_news

Econintersect:  Asia Pacific stock markets have major losses in midday trading Tuesday, March 15.  Tokyo leads the parade with losses for the Nikkei 225 index exceeding 10%.  Hong Kong is down 3.8% and Taiwan has declined 3.6%.

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Other large declines are Shanghai and Singapore, down 2.9% each, as well as Sydney (-2.4%) and Jakarta (-2.3%).  The strongest of the major far east markets in Malaysia, down "only" 1.3%.

Source:  Yahoo Finance

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