American depositary receipts of Asian stocks were trading 0.80% lower at 1,501.32 on the BNY Mellon Asia 50 ADR Index on Wednesday.
In North Asia, the gainers were led by computer-based testing services provider ATA ( ATAI ) and social networking website Renren ( RENN ), which rose 1.2% and 1% respectively. They were followed by wealth management firm Jupai Holdings ( JP ), which was up 0.6%.
The decliners in North Asia were led by financial services firm Nomura ( NMR ) and solar park operator Sky Solar Holdings ( SKYS ), which fell 4.6% and 4.3% respectively. They were followed by electronics and entertainment company Sony (SNE) and automaker Honda Motor (HMC), which lost 3.3% and 2.8%.
In South Asia, the gainers were led by IT firm SIFY Technologies (SIFY), and business process management services provider WNS Holdings (WNS), which climbed 1.6% each, followed by HDFC Bank (HDB), which was up 1.1%.
Automaker Tata Motors (TTM) led the decliners in South Asia, falling 4.4%, followed by telecommunications operators Telekomunikasi Indonesia (TLK) and PLDT (PHI), which dropped 1.7%, 0.6% respectively. Digital entertainment company Sea Limited (SE) was down 0.3%.
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