Asia Markets 10/6/2008 (PTR)

ChinaMarkets in Asia sold off sharply.

The Nikkei fell 4.3% to 10,473. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial fell over 9%. Other financial stocks fell sharply as did big exporter Canon.

The Hang Seng sold down 4.4% to 16,901. China Construction Bank fell over 6%. PetroChina (PTR) fell almost 5%. Lenovo was off over 6%.

The Shanghai Composite was off 5.2% to 2,174.

Data from Reuters

Douglas A. McIntyre