Markets in Asia were mixed.
The Nikkei rose .8% to 8,396. Honda (HMC) rose slightly. Nintendo was up on news of strong sales.
The Hang Seng fell 2.2% to 14,718.
The Shanghai Composite fell 2.5% to 2,037.
At the open in Europe, the FTSE fell 1.3% to 4,242. The Dax was off 1.6% to 4,641. The CAC 40 was down 1.3% to 3,205.
Data from Reuters.
Douglas A. McIntyre