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Asia shares mostly lower, though volatile after apprehension attack

Asia markets finished mostly reduce Wednesday, though remained comparatively volatile after a militant conflict in Belgium Tuesday.

The Japanese benchmark Nikkei 225 index sealed down 47.57 points, or 0.28 percent, during 17,000.98, after finishing scarcely 2 percent aloft Tuesday. Across a Korean Strait, a Kospi finished down 0.08 percent, or 1.69 points, during 1,995.12. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index mislaid 0.48 percent in late afternoon trade.

Chinese markets sealed up, with a Shanghai composite adding 11.42 points, or 0.38 percent, during 3,010.79. The Shenzhen composite finished adult 21.74 points, or 1.15 percent, during 1,902.53.

Australia’s ASX 200 index finished down 24.35 points, or 0.47 percent, during 5,142.26, weighed by waste in a financials and appetite subindexes, down 0.4 and 1.08 percent respectively.

Asia markets, like their European and U.S. counterparts, mostly shrugged off a array of lethal explosions that rocked Belgium’s collateral on Tuesday. The bombings during Zaventem airfield and a Maelbeek metro hire killed during slightest 31 people and harmed some-more than 230, according to reports.

Article source: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/03/22/asia-stocks-to-focus-on-us-equities-oil-prices-and-global-security-concerns.html