Asian Shares Slide, Apple Co-Founder Chats up Toyota Prius

Shares in Asia slid lower Monday. In Japan the Nikkei 225 Index tumbled 1.1% to 9,951 and in China, the Shanghai Composite Index dipped 0.1% to 2,935. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index fell to a five-month low, losing 0.6% and ending the day at 19,551.