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Overnight Markets: S&P 500 ends rally on P&G outlook
by Himanshu Singh on Feb 13, 2014 at 03:27
In Asia, shares declined on Thursday in late morning trade after the regional benchmark index climbed for a sixth day yesterday to cap its longest run of advances this year.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 0.6% to 136 as of 11:25 a.m. in Tokyo after rising as much as 0.1%. Japan’s Topix index fell 0.8%. South Korea’s Kospi index swung between gains and losses. Taiwan’s Taiex index and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index both lost 0.4%. China’s Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.3%.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index slipped 0.1%, erasing gains of as much as 0.4%. New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index fell 0.2%. Singapore’s Straits Times Index added 0.2%.
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