U.S. equity futures are higher ahead of the Wednesday trading session, after a 3-day fall in tech stocks.

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The major futures indexes are suggesting a rise of 1.8% on the Nasdaq.

Dow futures are up 0.5%.

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Troubles with Astra-Zeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trial sent shares down in Europe by 0.5%.

President Trump's comment about “decoupling” the U.S. economy from China has ramped up uncertainty in the markets, especially among tech stocks.

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Washington seeks to limit the use of U.S. technology by Chinese companies, citing national security concerns.

Tokyo's Nikkei lost 1%, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong dropped 0.6% and China's Shanghai Composite index shed 1.9%.

In Europe, London's FTSE is adding 0.8%, Germany's DAX rose 0.8% and France's CAC gained 0.4%.

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On Tuesday, the S&P 500 fell 2.8% to 3,331.84, clinching its first three-day losing streak in nearly three months. Nearly 90% of all shares were lower.

Apple, Microsoft and Amazon were among the Big Tech stocks to sink more than 4%, torpedoing broad market indexes. The Nasdaq composite, which is packed with tech stocks, dropped 4.1% and is down 10% since it set its last record high on Sept. 2.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 2.2%.

Tesla, one of the brightest examples of Big Tech’s wild movements, surged 74.1% in August but slumped 21.1% on Tuesday, its worst loss since it began trading a decade ago, amid disappointment that it won’t be joining the S&P 500 anytime soon.

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In energy markets, benchmark U.S. crude added 81 cents to $37.57 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. It slumped $3.01 to $36.76 per barrel on Tuesday. Brent crude, the international standard, added 59 cents to $40.37 per barrel.

The Associated Press contributed to this article.

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