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Market Update

Asian Markets End Lower; Earnings, Global Risks Weigh

Asian markets closed lower Tuesday amid disappointing earnings from Japanese firms and after China's Ministry of Industry and Information expressed concerns over the fate of the nation’s economy.

At close, the Nikkei was down 0.1%. The Shanghai Composite dropped 1.7%. The Hang Seng slipped 0.1%, while the Sensex was down 0.5%. The S&P/ASX All Ordinaries also gave up 0.5%.