Asia Markets And Europe Open (1/19/2010) JAL Goes Bankrupt

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Markets in Asia were mixed.

The Nikkei was down .8% to 10,765. Honda (NYSE:HMC) and Toyota (NYSE:TM) dropped and JAL filed for bankruptcy after the close.

The Hang Seng rose .9% to 21,661.

The Shanghai Composite was up .3% to 3,247.

At the open in Europe, the FTSE was down .3% to 5,476. Cadbury (NYSE:CBY) rose on news of a possible friendly deal with Kraft (NYSE:KFT). The Dax dropped .4% to 5,894. The CAC fell .3% to 3,964.

Data from Rueters and MarketWatch.

Douglas A. McIntyre