Asia Markets And Europe Open 10/21/2008

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Markets in Asia were mixed.

The Nikkei rose 3.3% to 9,306. Canon moved up as the yen weakened.

The Hang Seng fell .8% to 15,206. China Mobile (CHL) dropped on poor earnings.

The Shanghai Composite was down .8% to 1,959.

The FTSE opened up 1.5% to 4,348. The CAC 40 was higher by 1.3% to 3,493 and the DAX rose 1.4% to 4,905.

Data from Reuters

Douglas A. McIntyre