Markets in Asia fell.
The Nikkei was off .5% to 10,356. Toyota (NYSE:TM) fell and Honda (NYSE:SNE) gained. Sony (NYSE:SNE) announced a profit.
The Hang Seng was off 1.8% to 20,342.
The Shanghai Composite was down .3% to 2,995.
At the open in Europe, the FTSE dropped .3% to 5,239. Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) rose and Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) fell. The Dax was up .1% to 5,675 and the CAC 40 lost .1% to 3,788.
Data from MarketWatch and Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre