Several markets are closed including Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and New Zealand. Oil traders are also on holiday. Wall Street will be closed Monday because Christmas fell on a Sunday this year.US Stock market open on Tuesday December 27, 2011.
Tuesday- 12/27/11 December 27, 2011 - Regular schedule - 4pm close
Japan's Nikkei 225 stock index was up 1.2 percent at 8,494.19 after being closed for a public holiday Friday while South Korea's Kospi was down 0.5 percent at 1,858.18.
China's Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.3 percent to 2,198.51. Markets in India, Thailand and the Philippines gained. Taiwan's benchmark fell.
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