Asian stocks ended Tuesday’s session lower as Omicron worries persisted and investors looked ahead to a
Major Chinese manufacturing province
Japanese shares ended notably lower on Omicron concerns and expectations of a possible decision at the Fed meeting to accelerate its stimulus tapering plans.
Computer chip-related shares such as
Australian markets recovered from an early slide to end on a flat note as miners and banks gained ground, offsetting sharp losses in the retail sector.
Financial payment service Kakao Pay lost more than 6 percent and electric car battery maker
The Dow and the S&P 500 dropped around 0.9 percent each, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite tumbled 1.4 percent.