Asian equities were muted at Thursday’s open after U.S. stocks closed off all-time peaks as a drop in cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. overshadowed strong bank earnings.
Shares were up slightly in Japan, little changed in South Korea and lower in Australia. U.S. contracts edged higher after a slide in technology shares pulled benchmarks off record levels.
The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50 Index’s performance in India, down 0.74% to 14,665, as of 6:45 a.m.
Let’s take a look at the factors that may influence equities in today’s session: