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International stocks trading in New York closed lower on Wednesday, as the S&P/BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts declined 0.7% to 150.06.

The European index dropped 0.2% to 147.36. The Asian index declined 1.5% to 170.90. The Latin American index fell 0.5% to 186.97, while the emerging-markets index dropped 2.2% to 273.49.

Leju Holdings Ltd., based in China, posted the largest decline, cratering 22.4% to $1.32, followed by shares of China's Tuniu Corp., which tumbled 15.7% to 73 cents. Shares of Hong Kong-based AMTD IDEA Group plunged 14.6% to 75 cents.

China's The9 Ltd. was the biggest leader during the session, rocketing 22.4% to $5.36, and Peru-based Aenza S.A.A. surged 14.9% to $2.26. LianBio, which is based in China, rounded out the top three leaders on Wednesday, with shares jumping 14.6% to $3.46.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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10-25-23 1702ET