Markets in Asia were mixed and Europe opened higher.
The Nikkei fell 3% to 10,156. Canon, a major exporter, fell. Honda (HMC) and Toyota (TM) were both down about 5%.
Hong Kong was closed for a holiday. The Shanghai Composite fell .7% to 2,156.
In Europe, the major markets in the UK, Germany, and France opened higher by 1.5% to 3%.
Data from Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre