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Overnight Markets: Nasdaq plunges 3% on tech selloff
by Himanshu Singh on Apr 11, 2014 at 04:18
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index declined 0.9% to 138 as of 9:53 a.m. in Hong Kong. Japan’s Topix index slid 1.1% as the yen traded at 102 per dollar after yesterday reaching its highest level in three weeks. The Nikkei 225 declined 2.2%, extending this week’s loss to 7.1%.
South Korea’s Kospi index retreated 0.8%, New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index lost 0.5% and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 0.8%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slid 0.1% and the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.1%. Taiwan’s Taiex index retreated 0.5% and Singapore’s Straits Times Index declined 0.5%.
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