Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was almost unchanged at 6,590.20 after officials reported its economy expanded 3.3% in the July-September quarter as the country recovered from pandemic lockdowns.

                               

Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite index both set fresh record highs. Shares fell in Hong Kong, Shanghai and India but rose in Tokyo and Seoul.

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was almost unchanged at 6,590.20 after officials reported its economy expanded 3.3% in the July-September quarter as the country recovered from pandemic lockdowns. That lifted the country out of recession, although in annual terms the economy contracted 3.8% from a year earlier.