Asian Stocks Drop on Fed Tapering, China Bank Lending Concern

Asian Stocks Drop on Fed Tapering, China Bank Lending Concern

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Foreign currency dealers work in front of monitors displaying the Korea Composite Stock Price Index, left, and the exchange rate between the South Korean won and the U.S. dollar in a dealing room at the Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) headquarters in Seoul on July 5, 2013. South Korea’s Kospi index retreated 0.5 percent.