Asia Markets 8/17/2007 Nikkei Down 5.4%

August 17, 2007 by Douglas A. McIntyre

Markets in Asia fell sharply

The Nikkei fell 5.4% to 15,274. Canon (CAJ) fell 8.6% to 5400. Honda (HMC) fell 8.2% to 3470. Sony (SNE) fell 6.8% to 5050.

The Hang Seng fell 2.7% to 20,110, China Petroleum (SNP) fell 4.8% to 6.72.

The Shanghai Composite was off 2.3% to 4,657.

Data from Reuters

Douglas A. McIntyre