SHANGHAI, Asian shares stumbled on Wednesday, giving up early gains, Reuters reported.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan reversed early gains to slip 0.14%, extending losses for the week to more than 2%.
Seoul's KOSPI slid 0.29% and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.46%.
Japan's Nikkei was 0.6% higher after touching six-month lows a day earlier.
Chinese blue-chip shares were also higher, up 0.81%.
But European share markets were set for a slightly higher open following sharp falls early in the week.
Euro Stoxx 50 futures rose 0.16% and German DAX futures were up 0.07%. FTSE futures added 0.08%.
The S&P 500 slumped nearly 4% from highs last Wednesday to lows on Monday before rebounding.
The dollar index was last up 0.08% at 93.041, with the euro down 0.07% to $1.1771. The dollar was 0.05% stronger against the yen at 109.89.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude dropped 0.46% to $66.89 per barrel and Brent traded at $69.06 per barrel, down 0.42% on the day.
Spot gold shed 0.07% to $1,808.84 an ounce as U.S. yields rebounded.
Source: Saudi Press Agency