Econintersect: Eight of the eleven major Asia/Pacific stock markets are down in Monday trading (February 21). The biggest losses are in New Zealand (-0.9%) and Sydney (-0.7%). Two of the three gains are barely above break even (Tokyo and Malaysia), while the only significant gain is Shanghai, if you want to call 0.3% a significant gain.Five markets are down between 0.2% and 0.4%: Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore and Seoul ar all down 0.4%. Jakarta is off 0.2%.
This is not an auspicious start for the week.
Source: Yahoo Finance