Asian Markets Lower

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Asian stock markets were lower in trading Monday.

Tokyo's Nikkei index fell 1.2 percent to close at 9,380.

Elsewhere, share prices were lower in Sydney, Wellington and Manila. Markets in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei were closed for the Dragon Boat Festival.

The dollar was selling at 80.18 yen in currency trading, down slightly from late Friday.