The Japanese broad Nikkei ( was predominantly flat in the afternoon trade. South Korea's Caspi Index ) ( decreased by 0.1%. )
Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (19659002] ( decreased by 0.4%, while the Chinese ) Shanghai Composite ( fell 0.2%. )
SoftBank ( reported $ 6.5 billion in operating losses after the market closed on Wednesday, weighed by a massive blow to their technology fund The Vision Fund was hit by major losses in portfolio companies such as ) Uber ( and WeWork. )
The fund recovered part of its losses to mid-morning Thursday and last traded by about 2.5%.