Asia Markets 11/8/2006 Yahoo Japan, Softbank Off Sharply; PCCW, China Netcom, Toyota Up

Asian markets were off sharply.The Nikkei was 1.1% to 16,216. Canon was down .8% to 6260. Credit Saison was down 5.5% to 3940. Daiwa Securities was down 3.4% to 1273. Fuji Film was down 1.5% to 4460. Hitachi was down .3% to 680. Honda was up .5% to 4280. Konica Minolta was up 3.9% to 1767. NEC was down 1.5% to 598. NTT was down 1.2% to 576000. Docomo was up .6% to 182000. Softbank was down 4.1% to 2340. Sony was down .2% to 4760. Toyota was up 1.1% to 7230. Yahoo Japan was down 6% to 41050.The Hang Seng was off .7% to 18.,811. Cathay Pacific was up 1.1% to 17. China Mobile was down 2.8% to 65.2. China Netcome was up 3.7% to 15.18. HSBC was down .2% to 150.9. PCCW was up 6.9% to 5.12.The KOSPI was down .5% to 1,380.The Straits Times was down .5% to 2,735.The Shanghai Composite was off 1.2% to 1,867.Data from Reuters.Douglas A. McIntyre

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