Asian markets are mostly unchanged in early trading this evening.
China’s Shanghai SE Composite is off 0.5%
Australia’s S&P/ASX is down 0.2%
Japan’s Nikkei has gained 0.1%.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.3%.
Markets, which have a series of economic data points to digest, will also have a number of big earners tomorrow, including Goldman Sachs and eBay.
Already, earnings season has started off on a mixed note: Alcoa posted surprisingly resilient top line results while Citigroup saw revenue miss expectations as its investment bank disappointed.