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Asian Stocks in the Doldrums

Posted October. 25, 2008 14:32,   


Stunned traders on the Tokyo Stock Exchange yesterday watch the electronic display board (top) as the benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average nosedives 9.6 percent. A Chinese trader at the Shanghai Stock Exchange also looks dispirited as the Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.92 percent the same day, continuing its losing streak for four straight trading days.