Asian equities have opened lower this morning. Treasury yields have retained their recent decline while oil prices held their losses against a stronger greenback.
Benchmarks in Japan, Australia and South Korea slipped. Shares of Alibaba and Tencent surged overnight after Dow Jones reported that they will be spared from a U.S. investment ban.
The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50 Index’s performance in India, rose 0.25% to 14,601 as of 7:00 a.m.
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Let’s take a look at the factors that may influence equities in today’s session:
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