An dip on Wall Street overnight drove most Asian equities lower on early Wednesday. U.S. stocks eased from record territory on Tuesday as investors weighed a decline in consumer confidence and better-than-expected earnings from home-improvement retailer Home Depot.
The blue-chip Dow shed 0.2 percent, while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 index inched down 0.1 percent.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei was in a slumber on early Wednesday, after a robust session on Tuesday where it surged past the 15,000 mark and posted a 1.5 percent gain.
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