Stocks in Asia were mostly lower overnight in the wake of Tuesday's sharp reversal on Wall Street.

In Tokyo the Japan Nikkei 225 fell 0.45% to 23,843.24.  In Hong Kong the Hang Seng Index fell 0.3% to 31,808.91. In South Korea the KOSPI 50 fell 0.35% to 2,203.

Bitcoin prices stabilized somewhat after sharp declines Tuesday took the crypto currency to its lowest levels since early December. Bitcoin was quoted at just under $11,000 on Coindesk in recent action.

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