Japan's Nikkei 225 took the biggest fall among Asian-Pacific markets Wednesday -- dropping 3.8% -- after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe failed to inspire investors with his latest proposals to boost the economy. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 1%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 1.3%. China's Shanghai Composite slid 0.1%. South Korea's Kospi declined 1.5%. India's Sensex was up 0.1%.

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