Asia Markets and Europe Open (1/25/2010)

Markets in Asia were down modestly

The Nikkei fell .7% to 10,513. Toyota (NYSE:TM) was down.

The Hang Send dropped .8% to 20,587.

The Shanghai Composite was down 1.1% to 3094.

At the open in Europe, the FTSE fell .%5 to 5,276. The Dax dropped .9% to 5,641. The CAC 40 was off .7% to 3,794. STMicro (NYSE:STM) was down.

Data from Reuters and MarketWatch.

Douglas A. McIntyre