Foreigners were net sellers of Japanese
stocks for the second consecutive week that ended on Nov.23,
following a sharp sell-off in U.S. equities, while news about
the arrest of Nissan Motor's Chairman Carlos Ghosn also soured
Deutsche Bank strategists have
upgraded their rating on French equities to "overweight" from
"underweight", arguing that forecasts of an improvement in the
broader euro zone economy should help the Paris market.
China's stock markets fell on
Thursday as fragile investor sentiment shattered earlier gains,
and as trading volumes remained lighter than average ahead of a
widely anticipated meeting between the U.S. and Chinese
presidents this weekend.