Chinese shares finished lower Wednesday, with the benchmark stock index seeing its biggest daily decline in 7 months.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index sank 2% to 3,564.08, in its biggest daily percentage loss since 24 July. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 2.6%.
Japanese shares fell Wednesday, closing below 30,000 as investors booked profits.
The Nikkei share average slipped 1.61% to 29,671.70, while the broader TOPIX fell 1.82% to 1,903.07.
Australian shares fell Wednesday as a drop in gold and iron ore prices pressured commodity-related stocks.
The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.5% to 6,806.4 by 0035 GMT. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was down 0.2% to 12,364.59 by 0035 GMT.
Data as of 24 February 2021. All quotes delayed at least 15 mins.
|.TRXFLDJPP||Thomson Reuters Equity Japan Index||2:40am EST||166.78||-2.88||-1.70%|
|.TRXFLDHKP||Thomson Reuters Equity HK Index||4:41am EST||364.33||-12.01||-3.19%|
|.TRXFLDINP||Thomson Reuters Equity India Index||7:20am EST||1,743.95||+26.08||+1.52%|
|.N225||Nikkei Stock Average 225||1:15am EST||29,671.70||-484.33||-1.61%|
|.HSI||Hang Seng Index||3:08am EST||29,718.24||-914.40||-2.99%|
|.AORD||ASX All Ordinaries Index||12:53am EST||7,049.40||-61.40||-0.86%|
|.KS11||KOSPI Index||4:03am EST||2,994.98||-75.11||-2.45%|
|.SETI||SET Composite Index||4:46am EST||1,491.11||-9.50||-0.63%|
|.JKSE||Jakarta Composite||3:14am EST||6,251.05||-21.75||-0.35%|
|.PSI||PSE Composite Index||23 Feb 2021||6,755.95||-58.72||-0.86%|
|.SSEC||Shanghai Composite Index||2:59am EST||3,564.08||-72.28||-1.99%|
|.BSESN||S&P BSE Sensex||7:34am EST||50,781.69||+1,030.28||+2.07%|
|.FTFBMKLCI||FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI||23 Feb 2021||1,557.55||-7.50||-0.48%|
|.HNX30||HNX 30 Index||23 Feb 2021||360.96||-2.19||-0.60%|
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