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International stocks trading in New York closed lower on Thursday, as the S&P/BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts declined 0.7% to 170.78.

The European index declined 0.4% to 166.52. The Asian index fell 1.3% to 197.94. The Latin American index dropped 0.2% to 203.38, while the emerging-markets index fell 1.6% to 314.32.

Genetic Technologies, based in Australia, posted the largest fall to close down 23% at $2.44, followed by shares of China's Canaan, which plunged 17% to 92 cents. Shares of Hong Kong-based iClick Interactive Asia Group lost 14% to $3.37.

Japan's Warrantee was the biggest leader during the session, and soared 43% to 46 cents, and Italy-based Genenta Science rallied 31% to $3.92. VIA optronics, which is based in Germany, rounded out the top three leaders on Thursday, with shares that gained 22% to 32 cents.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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