Econintersect: For the second day in a row Thursday (March 24) Tokyo gave back a little of the five day gain of more than 16% recently racked up following the big selloff after the earthquake and tsunami. The Nikkei 225 index was down 0.2%. Shanghai also declined (-0.1%).The other nine major markets in the far east were up for the day, led by Indonesia (+1.6%), Seoul (+1.2%) and Sydney (+1%). Mumbai (Bombay) and Singapore both had subsatntial gains, 0.8% and 0.7%, respectively. The other four markets had modest gains from 0.1% to 0.4%.
Source: Yahoo Finance
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