The Kospi index fell 0.79% and stocks in Australia also saw sizable losses as the S&P/ASX 200 dropped 1.74%.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index down 0.36%, while the Shanghai Composite fractionally higher, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.37% while the Topix index shed 0.15%.
Further, the U.S. Dollar Index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies inched down 0.07% to 93.418.
Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 943.24 points, or 3.4%, to close at 26,519.95 — its fourth straight negative session. The S&P 500 slipped 3.5% to end its trading day at 3,271.03 while the Nasdaq Composite fell 3.7% to close at 11,004.87.