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Overnight Markets: Wall Street down as investors await Fed signals
by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2013 at 05:16
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slid 1.3% to 132 as of 11:51 a.m. in Hong Kong. Japan’s Topix index retreated 0.8%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 0.8% and New Zealand’s NZX 50 Index gained 0.1%. South Korea’s Kospi index slipped 0.4%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index dropped 1.6% and China’s Shanghai Composite rose 0.1%.
QBE sank 5.7% as first-half net income at Australia’s largest insurer by market value plunged 37%.
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