TOKYO — Asian shares slipped Tuesday, following a drop on Wall Street amid pessimism over U.S.-China trade tensions.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.7% to 23,379.05. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 slid 2.0% to 6,725.30. South Korea’s Kospi declined nearly 0.5% to 2,082.45. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.1% to 26,415.70, while the Shanghai Composite was down 0.1% at 2,872.74.
Technology companies led a broad slide for stocks on Wall Street Monday, handing the market a downbeat start to the month after it notched strong gains in November.