Asian shares edge down ahead of U.S. Fed's expected taper

09/17/2013 | Bloomberg

Investors took a cautionary approach a day ahead of expected news that the U.S. Federal Reserve will begin tapering, as Asian shares pulled back in most markets Tuesday. The Nikkei fell 0.65% to 14,311.67, the Hang Seng was off 0.31% at 23,180.52 and the Kospi lost 0.39% to 2,005.58 while the S&P/ASX edged up 0.06% to 5,251.20.

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