Markets in Asia-Pacific declined Wednesday morning after shares on Wall Street tumbled overnight stateside.
Mainland Chinese stocks dropped in morning trade, with the Shanghai composite slipping 1.48% while the Shenzhen component declined 2.638%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index shed 1.16%.
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 declined 1.57% while the Topix index fell 1.6%.
South Korea’s Kospi also slipped 0.91%. Over in Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 dropped 2.54%.
Overall, the MSCI Asia ex-Japan traded 1.24% lower.
The moves regionally came as Investors reacted to overnight declines on Wall Street. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 4.1% to close at 10,847.69. Tuesday’s drop put the tech-heavy Nasdaq down 10% over the past three days. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 632.42 points, or 2.3%, to end its trading day at 27,500.89. The S&P 500 slid 2.8% to close at 3,331.84.