Stocks: (CAJ)FUJ)(HIT)HMC)(NIPNY)(NTT)(SNE)(TM)(CHL)(CHU)(PCW)(HBC)Markets in Asia were mixed with the Nikkei off and the Hang Seng up sharply.The Nikkei fell .3% to 16,243. Bridgestone was down 1.2% to 2500. Canon was up .5% to 6240. Daiwa Securities was up 1.5% to 1296. Fuji Film was up 2.7% to 4550. Hitachi was up .3% to 708. Honda was up .2% to 4250. Isuzu was up 3.2% to 512. NEC was up 1% to 500. NTT was down 1.2% to 563000. Sharp was up .5% to 2070. Softbank was down 1.1% to 2330. Sony was down .4% to 4710. Toshiba was up .4% to 738. Toyota was up 1.3% to 3010. Yahoo Japan was down 1.7% to 42350.The Hang Seng rose 1.1% to 19,093 to a record close. Cathay Pacific rose 3.9% to 18.24. China Mobile rose 2.6% to 68.35. China Unicom rose 1% to 8.34. HSBC fell .3% to 147.7. PCCW fell .2% to 5.06.The KOSPI rose .4% to 1,413.The Straits Times rose .6% to 2,778.The Shanghai Composite rose 1.8% to 1,923.Data from Reuters.Douglas A. McIntyre
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