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Review: Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower

Asian shares dropped on Wednesday as U.S. stocks slid overnight.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific slumped 0.7 percent.

Japan's Nikkei was down 0.2 percent. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index dipped 0.4 percent.

Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite sank 0.25 percent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng pulled back 1 percent.

South Korea's KOSPI lost 0.35 percent.


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