Asia Markets And Europe Open (11/18/2009)

Market in Asia were mixed.

The Nikkei was down .6% to 9,677. Japan Air hit a low for the year. Mitisubishi UFJ (NYSE:MTU) posted strong earnings after the close.

The Hang Seng dropped .2% to 22,840. HSBC (NYSE:HBC) fell.

The Shanghai Composite was up .6% to 3,303.

At the open in Europe, the FTSE was up .3% to 5,363. The Dax rose .6% to 5,813. The CAC 40 was .6% to 3,853.

Data from MarketWatch and Reuters.

Douglas A. McIntyre

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