Asia stocks down

Seoul, South Korea, 28 Safar,1437 AH, 10 December,2015 , SPA — Asian stock markets were mostly weaker on Thursday after Wall Street fell for a third day and New Zealand’s central bank signaled it had finished cutting interest rates.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 finished 1.3 percent lower at 19,046.55 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.3 percent to 21,733.42. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.8 percent to 5,037.70. China’s Shanghai Composite index dropped 0.5 percent to 3,455.50. Stocks in New Zealand, Taiwan and Singapore were lower but South Korea’s Kospi finished 0. 2 percent higher at 1,952.07.
— SPA
11:51 LOCAL TIME 08:51 GMT