China stocks softened on Wednesday, amid renewed worries that trade talks between the world's two biggest economies could hit a snag, after Beijing condemned a U.S. Senate measure backing anti-government protesters in the Asian financial hub.
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 1.0%, to 3,907.86, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8% to 2,911.05.
In a statement, China's foreign ministry said the United States should stop interfering in Hong Kong and Chinese affairs and move to stop the latest bills on Hong Kong from becoming law.
China condemned the passage of a bill by the U.S. Senate aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong, amid clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police.
Source : Reuters