Shanghai, Korea Stocks Pull Asia Down
Shanghai, Korea Stocks Pull Asia Down (CNBC Asia-Pacific)
Asian shares slipped today, despite upbeat global economic data as profit-taking occurred amid low trading volumes. Japanese markets remained closed and will resume trading on Jan. 6. The Asian equity downturn followed the Dow posting its worst day in two months yesterday, with better-than-expected manufacturing reports in the United States and Europe failing to offer much comfort.