Asian shares fall as China Q1 data flurry adds to concern on weak growth

April 15, 2015 6:14 AM

52 0 - Asian shares fell on Wednesday on mixed dat from China and growing concern about the ability of easier monetary policies to stimulate growth.

The Shanghai Composite fell 1.11%, while the Hang Send index eased 0.13%. The S&P/ASX 200 dropped 0.82% on a downbeat consumer sentiment survey and the Nikkei 225 was off 0.03% at the break.

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