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Asian Stocks Mostly Lower After North Korea Nuclear Test

Many Asian stock markets declined Wednesday after a North Korean nuclear test unnerved investors, while the stock market in China itself steadied after news that Beijing would keep market-steadying measures in place. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 1.3 percent to 18,144.99, and South Korea's Kospi slid 0.5 percent to 1,920.16. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.3 percent to 5,117.90. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.8 percent to 21,005.51, but the CSI300 index of...

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