Equity indices in the Asia-Pacific region ended the midweek session on a lower note despite the release of above-consensus Retail Sales from Australia and Japan.
Japan’s Nikkei -0.9%;
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng -1.9%;
China’s Shanghai Composite -1.4%;
India’s Sensex -0.3%; South Korea’s Kospi -1.8%;
Australia’s All Ordinaries -1.1%.