Asian markets mixed after S&P 500 ends worst year since 2008


              South Korean financial officers celebrate the opening for the Year 2023 trading outside of the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              South Korean financial officers pose with a bull to celebrate the opening for the Year 2023 trading outside of the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Dancers in traditional costumes perform to celebrate the opening for the Year 2023 trading outside of the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            
              Dancers in traditional costumes perform to celebrate the opening for the Year 2023 trading outside of the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
            A TV cameraman stands in front of a screen showing the foreign exchange rates after the opening ceremony of the 2023 trading year at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Shares began the year mixed on Monday, with most markets closed for New Year holidays. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) A huge screen shows the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the Korean Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (KOSDAQ) as a man walks after the opening ceremony of the 2023 trading year at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Shares began the year mixed on Monday, with most markets closed for New Year holidays. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) A huge screen shows the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) as a man walks after the opening ceremony of the 2023 trading year at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Shares began the year mixed on Monday, with most markets closed for New Year holidays. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) A huge screen shows the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) as participants applaud during the opening ceremony of the 2023 trading year at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) A huge screen shows the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) as participants applaud during the opening ceremony of the 2023 trading year at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) A huge screen shows the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) and the Korean Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (KOSDAQ) as a man walks after the opening ceremony of the 2023 trading year at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) A man rides his bicycle past monitors showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday following encouraging U.S. employment data but were headed for double-digit losses for the year. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae) 
              A screen displays financial news on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Thursday in a broad rally led by the IT and communications sectors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            A Trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Thursday in a broad rally led by the IT and communications sectors. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)