BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Wednesday in Asia as investors weighed the possibility that inflation might prompt central banks to adjust their ultra-low interest rate policies.

Hong Kong led the decline, losing 2% to 30,015.49. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 shed 0.8% to 29,923.82, In Seoul, the Kospi edged 0.2% lower, to 3,065.56. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.9% to 6,778.40. The Shanghai Composite index gave up 1.1% to 3,596.04.

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