Asian Stocks Down on Greece Worries

Asian stocks were lower in early trade on Wednesday, tracking US markets, as concerns about Greece's ability to repay an IMF loan due on Friday weighed on investor sentiment.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index was down 0.46% at 20,438.78 after ending its longest winning streak since 1988 on Tuesday.
The numbers are expected to show that growth is now at its slowest pace in two years, with expectations for quarterly expansion of 0.5%-to-0.7% compared to the same period last year.