Ticker at dawn: Asian markets

LONDON (ShareCast) - JAPAN

Nikkei: -0.83% (10,599.01 points).

CHINA

Shanghai Se Composite: +0.29% (2,283.59 points).

HONG KONG

Hang-Seng: -0.06% (23,317.21 points).

TAIWAN

Taiwan Taiex Index: -0.65% (7,755.09 points).

SOUTH KOREA

Kospi: -0.037% (2,011.25 points).

AUSTRALIA

S&P/ASX 200 Index: -0.14% (4,717.32 points).

NEW ZEALAND

NZX 15 Gross Index: +0.30% (7,692.36 points).

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