BEIJING | Asia shares sink after Wall Street sell-off

5Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



BEIJING— Asian stocks sank Wednesday after Wall Street plunged amid confusion about what Washington and Beijing agreed to in a tariff cease-fire.

KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 1.8 percent to 26,765.27 points and the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.7 percent to 2,845.61. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.7 percent to 21,887.65 and Seoul’s Kospi retreated 0.8 percent to 2,097.18. Sydney’s S&P-ASX 200 declined 0.8 percent to 5,668.40 and India’s Sensex was 0.6 percent lower at 35,909.10.

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