Asian shares follow Wall Street lower as investors pull back
Asian shares skidded Friday after Wall Street had its worst day since June, as investors’ exuberance faltered after a spate of record highs.
- Shares fell across the region Friday, with Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 shedding 1.1%.
- The Nikkei 225 shed 255.04 points to 23,210.49.
- The Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 1.9% to 24,528.82.
- Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gave up 2.6% to 5,952.70.
- The Shanghai Composite index slipped 1.2% to 3,344.38.