Shares slipped Tuesday in Asia after markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng
lost 0.3% to 23,894.72 and the Kospi
in South Korea sank 1.7% to 2,348.24. The S&P/ASX 200
in Australia lost 0.6% to 5,787.00 and the Shanghai Composite index
edged 0.1% lower to 3,312.88.
Tokyo’s markets were closed for a national holiday.
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