Agence France-PresseJuly 29, 2013 07:33
Asian shares mostly fell on Monday, with Tokyo skidding more than three percent as the yen rose against the dollar before policy meetings of the US and European central banks.
Tokyo's Nikkei dived 3.32 percent, extending an almost three percent slump on Friday. The index shed 468.85 points to 13,661.13.
Seoul lost 0.57 percent, or 10.92 points, to 1,899.89 but Sydney ended flat, edging up 4.3 points to 5,046.3.
Hong Kong was down 0.54 percent, or 118.80 points, at 21,850.15 and Shanghai lost 1.72 percent, or 34.54 points, to close at 1,976.31.