HONG KONG - Markets sank in Asian trade Thursday as Wall Street's record-breaking streak came to an end, while Tokyo was hit by a stronger yen as investors looked ahead to a Bank of Japan policy meeting.
Tokyo lost 0.64%, or 95.95 points, to finish at 14,973.53 and Sydney fell 0.46%, or 25.19 points, to 5428.8, while Seoul eased 0.15%, or 3.02 points, to 2,011.65.
Hong Kong slipped 0.35%, or 82.27 points, to 23,175.02 and Shanghai eased 0.16%, or 3.24 points, to 2,051.71.
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