Asian Markets And US Futures Are Mixed While Europe Teeters

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Asian markets are mixed, following modest gains in the U.S. markets.┬áJapan’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.

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