Asian stock markets fall

BEIJING, Asian stock markets fell Monday, AP reported.

The Shanghai Composite Index declined to 2,818.94 and the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo sank to 17,002.04. The Kospi in Seoul lost 2.1% to 1,733.64. In Sydney, the S&P-ASX 200 fell to 5,002.00. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled to 23,178.01. In India, the Sensex retreated to 32,470.20.

Brent crude lost $1.10 to $32.84 per barrel in London. Benchmark U.S. crude tumbled 1.9%, or 59 cents, to $31.17 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

Asian stock markets fall

BEIJING, Asian stock markets fell Monday, AP reported.

The Shanghai Composite Index declined to 2,818.94 and the Nikkei 225 in Tokyo sank to 17,002.04. The Kospi in Seoul lost 2.1% to 1,733.64. In Sydney, the S&P-ASX 200 fell to 5,002.00. Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled to 23,178.01. In India, the Sensex retreated to 32,470.20.

Brent crude lost $1.10 to $32.84 per barrel in London. Benchmark U.S. crude tumbled 1.9%, or 59 cents, to $31.17 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Source: Saudi Press Agency