France Consumer Confidence declines to 84 in Mar from 86 in Feb
Mar 26, 2013
Asian markets mixed on Tuesday as investors digest Cyprus bailout
Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday, with indexes such as Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average (-0.60%), Hong Kong’s Hang Seng (-0.19%) and Mainland China’s Shanghai Composite (-1.22%) falling, while South Korea’s Kospi (+0.30%), Bombay Sensitive (+0.05%) and FTSE Bursa Malaysia (+0.49%) edged higher. Investors are still reacting to headlines coming from the Eurozone regarding the bailout to Cyprus. Newly elected Eurozone President and Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that uninsured deposits should contribute to bank rescue before taxpayers.