“A quick look at Asian equity markets – following the US down” (Yeah …. D’uh



S&P lower overnight (down 0.8% or so), ergo …

  • Tokyo – Nikkei225 lower by about 2.2% and the Topix down a similar amount
  • The Hang Seng Index (HK) is down around 0.9%
  • In Australia – the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.7%

FX sleeping it all off ….. (mind you, NZD knockin’ on the door of new highs from overnight)