Asia and Pacific markets were mostly higher as Monday trading opened.
Korea’s Kospi and Japan’s Nikkei both climbed more than 1%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was off 0.2%.
U.S. futures were pointing higher, led by the NASDAQ at 0.2%.
We just got some economic data out of Japan, which showed Q3 GDP was revised down to 1.1% from 1.9%, while swinging to a current account deficit, “as its massive goods and services trade deficit eradicated the benefits of solid income from overseas investment,” Marketwatch’s Mitsuru Obe writes.
But the Yen climbed just 0.06% against the dollar.