Asia markets headed lower Thursday. Europe stocks are flat at midday, and futures are under some...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asia markets headed lower Thursday. Europe stocks are flat at midday, and futures are under some selling pressure.
Asia: Nikkei -0.7% to 9804. Hang Seng -1% to 22398. Shanghai -0.1% to 3173. BSE -0.9% to 16696.
Europe at midday: FTSE flat at 5266. CAC -0.2% to 3808. DAX flat at 5669.
Futures: Dow -0.3$ at 10230. S&P -0.3% to 1092.50. Nasdaq -0.4%. Dec. crude -0.8% to $78.65. Gold +0.1% to $1,116. Dec. 30-year Tsy -0.34% to 118-31. 10-year -0.12%. Euro -0.3% vs. dollar. Yen and pound are flat.