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Overnight Markets: US stocks down as small caps slide again
by Himanshu Singh on May 16, 2014 at 04:14
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index declined 0.9% to 139 as of 10:38 a.m. in Tokyo. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index slid 0.6% after rising for a sixth day yesterday. The Shanghai Composite Index was little changed.Japan’s Topix index sank 1.7% as the yen traded at 101.61 per dollar. South Korea’s Kospi index slid 0.4%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index lost 0.4% and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index dropped 0.5%. Taiwan’s Taiex index declined 0.4%. Singapore’s Straits Times Index fell 0.1%.
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