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European stock markets were lower. London's Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 index fell 11.8 points, or 0.28%, to 4,252.1. In Paris, the CAC 40 declined 46.55 points, or 1.38%, to 3,328.71. Germany's DAX index lost 57.5 points, or 1.6%, to 3,536.9.
Asian markets finished lower Wednesday. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index lost 65.72 points, or 0.6%, to close at 10,856.32, led by profit taking mainly on tech shares following Wall Street's overnight fall. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index fell 236.51 points, or 2.14%, to close at 10,810.31.
Canada's benchmark S&P/TSX fell 25.45 points, or 0.34%, to 7,571.06.