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Shares in Asia mixed with Sydney down on weak Q2 GDP

© Reuters. Asian shares mixed, Sydney down - Asian shares were mixed in a lower volatility session on Wednesday with Sydney off on weak second quarter GDP figures.

Australia's second quarter GDP rose 0.2%, below the expected 0.4% quarter-on-quarter gain.

Overnight, U.S. stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Oil & Gas, Basic Materials and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost...