TOKYO— Asian stock
markets fell in early trading Monday as investors sought less risky
investments amid concerns over anti-government riots in Egypt.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock average dropped 160.43 points, or 1.6 percent, to 10,199.91.
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.9 percent at 4,828.60. South Korea's Kospi fell 1.3 percent to 2,079.96.