China Market Bucks the Downward Trend, Prius Trouble Drags Toyota Lower

Asian markets closed higher today. China's Shanghai Composite Index climbed 2.4% to close at 3,004 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 2.2% to 20,722. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 Index added 0.3% to end the day at 10,404.