Asian stocks decline on Tuesday, reports The Associated Press
Bangkok, October 03, 2023, Tuesday saw a fall in Asian stocks, according to The Associated Press. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong fell 3% to 17,278.37. South Korean and Chinese markets were still closed due to holidays. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 slid 1.3% lower to 6,943.40, while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index dropped 1.7% to 31,231.37. The Sensex in India fell 0.6% to 65,462.02. The SET in Bangkok fell 1.4%. In electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, US benchmark crude oil was down 71 cents at $88.11 per barrel. The benchmark price for international trade, Brent crude, dropped 94 cents to $89.76 per barrel.