Asian stocks dropped on Wednesday as traders awaited the second interest rate hike of the year by U.S. Federal Reserve.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares slumped 0.5 percent, reversing the gains made following a historical meeting between U.S. and North Korean leaders.
Japan's Nikkei inched up 0.5 percent due to a slide in the yen and following a 0.17 percent surge in the U.S. S&P 500 overnight.
On Wall Street, technology shares extended their rally, with the Nasdaq Composite rising 0.57 percent to end at a record peak of 7,703.
South Korea’s Kospi was virtually unchanged, while China’s stock benchmark in Shanghai was 0.5 percent lower.