Asia Markets And Europe Open 11/20/2008

ChinaMarkets in Asia fell sharply.

The Nikkei was off 6.9% to 7,703. Canon and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial took huge losses.

The Hang Seng fell 4.2% to 12,279.

The Shanghai Composite was off 1.7% to 1,984.

At the open in Europe, the FTSE was down 2.1% to 3,921. The Dax fell 2.6% to 4,245. The CAC 40 dropped 2.4% to 3,014.

Data from Reuters.

Douglas A. McIntyre