Oil fell, giving up some of a rally Tuesday that helped push U.S. stocks toward a gain for 2015. Chinese shares in Hong Kong fell as the offshore yuan touched an almost five-year low, while the US dollar extended its advance.
West Texas Intermediate crude dropped 1.9 percent, holding above $37 a barrel. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures fluctuated after the US benchmark halted a two-day slide. The Hang Seng China Enterprises Index fell for a third day, widening a divergence with mainland equities.