Asian markets have started the day moderately higher, ahead of a series of economic announcements in Europe and corporate earnings in the U.S., including Apple, Yahoo!, and McDonald’s.A market update is below.
Japan’s Nikkei has gained 0.4% to 8,800.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 is up 0.3% to 4,238.
Indonesia’s Jakarta Composite is up 0.4% to 4,002.
New Zealand’s NZX 50 is off 0.4% to 3,281.