Asian markets were mixed on Monday as major markets returned from Lunar year holidays.
The CSI 300 jumped 1.54% on close tracking earlier gains of HSI. The HSI and SET closed down inching up by 0.03% and 3.02% respectively while KOSPI and TOPIX inched down by 0.19% and 0.24% respectively.
U.S. futures shed loss on today’s opening with Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 down by 0.22%, 0.18% and 0.16% respectively.
Crude oil futures fell after a run of seven consecutive weekly gains pushed it to the highest level since 2014. The WTI is down by 1.49% to $90.93 per barrel while Brent is down by 1.07% to $92.29 per barrel.
Meanwhile, Bitcoin climbed above $42,000 to the highest in over two weeks.