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Market Update

Asian Markets Mostly Lower

Asian markets were mostly lower Wednesday tracking sharp losses on Wall Street overnight as investors worldwide remained nervous of the fallout from the political standoff in the U.S.

The Nikkei was up 0.8%. The Shanghai Composite slipped 0.1% while the Hang Seng fell 0.6%. The Sensex also declined 0.2% while the S&P/ASX All Ordinaries edged up 0.1%.