Asia Markets And Europe Open 12/9/2008

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Markets in Asia were mixed.

The Nikkei rose .8% to 8,396. Honda (HMC) rose slightly. Nintendo was up on news of strong sales.

The Hang Seng fell 2.2% to 14,718.

The Shanghai Composite fell 2.5% to 2,037.

At the open in Europe, the FTSE fell 1.3% to 4,242. The Dax was off 1.6% to 4,641. The CAC 40 was down 1.3% to 3,205.

Data from Reuters.

Douglas A. McIntyre