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Overnight Markets: US stocks fall on Russia concerns
by Himanshu Singh on Mar 27, 2014 at 04:08
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index dropped 0.6% to 135 as of 11:47 a.m. in Tokyo. Japan’s Topix index slid 1.4% as the yen extended yesterday’s gain against the dollar.
South Korea’s Kospi index added 0.1%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index dropped 0.8%, while New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index lost 0.2%. Taiwan’s Taiex Index fell 0.1% and Singapore’s Straits Times Index climbed 0.5%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell 0.5%, while China’s Shanghai Composite Index slid 0.9%.
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