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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 dropped 0.1% to 171.07.

The European index fell 0.2% to 165.14. The Asian index declined 0.1% to 199.40. The Latin American index added 0.1% to 220.46, while the emerging-markets index increased 0.1% to 321.68.

Jianpu Technology, based in China, posted the largest decline, and plummeted 62% to 30 cents, followed by shares of China's Jianzhi Education Technology Group, which cratered 28% to $2.07. Shares of France-based PHAXIAM Therapeutics plummeted 25% to $2.83.

China's Sound Group was the biggest leader during the session, and soared 54% to $4.42, and Hong Kong-based Yunji soared 25% to $1.06. WiMi Hologram Cloud, which is based in China, rounded out the top three leaders on Wednesday, with shares that rocketed 25% to $1.27.

Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet.

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