In Japan, profit-taking trumps the BoJ rate cut, Nikkei -0.91% to 8,589. Elsewhere in Asia: Hang...

|By:, SA News Editor

In Japan, profit-taking trumps the BoJ rate cut, Nikkei -0.91% to 8,589. Elsewhere in Asia: Hang Seng -2.39% to 15,128. Shanghai +0.14% to 2,018. BSE +0.23% to 10,100.