Asian markets plunged under the weight of a rising yen and uncertainty over the global impacts of the U.S. credit crunch in Monday's trading.The Hang Seng was the day's biggest faller, shedding 1,117 points, or 3.88%, to 27,665. That's the index's first time closing below the 28,000 benchmark since October 1. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 127 points, or 2.4%, to 5,187, after Beijing
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