Slide in bank shares pulls Asian markets lower

05/21/2013 | Bloomberg

Declines in the shares of the two leading Australian banks and China's ICBC on the sale of Goldman Sachs' remaining stake led Asian markets lower Tuesday. The Hang Seng fell 0.54% to 23,366.37, the Kospi edged down 0.07% to 1,981.09 and the S&P/ASX lost 0.55% to 5,180.10 while the Nikkei managed a 0.13% gain to 15,381.02.

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