Asian stocks fell as Europe's debt crisis continued to disturb markets and the World Bank cut its growth forecasts for Asia.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.7% to 20,872.04. South Korea's Kospi lost 0.7% to 1,980.71 and Australia's S&P/ASX200 lost 0.3% to 4,480.10.
The World Bank cut this year's growth outlook for developing Asia-Pacific economies to 7.2% from its May forecast of 7.6%.
The bank cut its forecast for China, the region's biggest economy, to 7.7% from May's 8.2%. The bank cited weak global demand due to the lacklustre US recovery and Europe's recession.