The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.
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Shares within the Asia-Pacific traded decrease Wednesday, following Wall Street’s damaging lead forward of the Federal Reserve’s expected rate hike.
South Korea’s Kospi declined 0.9%. MCSI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares exterior Japan shed 1.13%.
“A sourer tone took hold over the past 24 hours, with equities lower and haven currencies, including the dollar, stronger,” Taylor Nugent, economist at National Australia Bank, wrote in a Wednesday observe.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 313.45 factors, or 1.01%, to 30,706.23. The S&P 500 slid 1.13% to three,855.93 and the Nasdaq Composite slumped 0.95% to 11,425.05. The dollar index strengthened above the 110 degree.
— CNBC’s Samantha Subin and Jesse Pound contributed to this report.