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Asian equities pulled backed on Wednesday as an impasse in US economic stimulus negotiations pushed global stocks lower and sent investors into safe-haven assets like gold, which hovered near record highs.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index futures were down 0.14 per cent. Australian S&P/ASX 200 was flat while Japan’s Nikkei 225 futures dipped 0.5 per cent.
Wall Street closed lower on Tuesday as investors fretted about weakening consumer confidence, disappointing financial results and as investors worried about wrangling in the US Congress over a coronavirus aid plan.
Brent crude futures fell 19 cents, or 0.4 per cent, to settle at $43.22 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell 56 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to settle at $41.04 a barrel.
Bharti Airtel, Maruti Suzuki India, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and InterGlobe Aviation are among the major companies to declare their Q1 earnings during the day.
On Tuesday, the BSE Sensex had snapped a 2-day decline to close with strong gains of 558 points, or 1.47 per cent, at 38,492.95 and Nifty had settled at 11,300.55, up 169 points, or 1.52 per cent.