High-tech, resources lead losses as Asian-Pacific markets fall

03/5/2012 | MarketWatch · Economic Times (India), The

Asian-Pacific share markets fell after Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao reduced the nation's growth target this year to 7.5%. High-tech and resource companies posted the biggest declines. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index dropped 1.4%. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.8%. China's Shanghai Composite gave up 0.6%. Taiwan's Taiex lost 1.4%. South Korea's Kospi slid 0.9%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 eased down 0.2%. India's Sensex was down 1.6% shortly after midday.

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