Asian markets are mixed, following modest gains in the U.S. markets. Japan’s Nikkei is down 0.1%.
Korea’s Kospi is up 0.2%.
Australia’s S&P/ASX is up 0.6%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is up 0.7%.
The Shanghai Composite is up 0.5%.
Meanwhile, Italy is on the brink of a crisis.