Asia Markets And Europe Open 10/14/2009

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Markets in Asia were mixed.

The Nikkei dropped .3% to 10,051.

The Hang Seng moved up 1.7% to 21,839. PetroChina (NYSE:PTR) and Sinopec (NYSE:SNP) moved up on oil prices.

The Shanghai Composite rose 1.2% to 2,970

At the open in Europe, the FTSE was up 1.3% to 5,220. Rio Tinto (NYSE:RTP) rose. The Dax was higher by 1.3% to 5,781. and the CAC 40 rose 1.4% to 3,854.

Data from Reuters and MarketWatch.

Douglas A. McIntyre