Major Chinese stocks remained mixed. Investors continue to weigh the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Shanghai Composite traded down 0.25% while Shenzhen Component traded down 0.94%. Shenzhen Composite is down 0.29%.
Hang Seng, despite its first casualty in Hong Kong, is trading at 0.6%.
The Nikkei225 and Topix are trading 0.1% and 0.3% respectively, and Kospi is up 1.23%. ASX is up 0.45%.
MSCI Asia ex-Japan index remained strong with growth of 0.89%.
Australia left the interest rate unchanged at 0.75%.
The happy dollar traded higher during the Asian session, with the Japanese yen inferior to the famous risk on. The Australian dollar leads to currencies after the RBA decision.
Oil is traded with increases as WTI and BRENT are up 1% each.