Asia Markets And Europe Open 1/21/2009

SunsetMarkerts is Asia fell sharply

The Nikkei was off 2% to 7,902.

The Hang Seng fell 3.3% to 12,537.

The Shanghai Composite was of .5% to 1,955

At the open in Europe, the FTSE was off .6%. The Dax was off .6% to 4,213. The CAC 40 fell 1.2% to 2,891.

Data from Reuters and MarketWatch.

Douglas A. McIntyre