2/8/2010

Concern about sovereign debt in the eurozone continued to weigh on markets in the Asian-Pacific region Monday. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 1.1%, China's Shanghai Composite was down 0.1% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slid 0.6%. South Korea's Kospi Composite dropped 0.9%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 finished up 0.2% and Singapore's Straits Times Index gained 0.4%. Meanwhile, Taiwan's Taiex and India's Sensex closed flat.

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