Shares in Asia were traded in different directions, with investors waiting for FOMC and a decision on interest rates later at 21:00.
Major Chinese stocks were traded mixed, with Shanghai Composite up 0.12%. Shenzhen Component went down by 0.55%. Shenzhen Composite also went down by 0.401%.
Hang Seng rose 0.3%.
Nikkei225 was down 0.15%, Topix was down 0.31%. Kospi increased by 0.49%.
The ASX200 also rose 0.5%.
The broad MSCI Asia – Pacific ex-Japan index also increased by 0.37%.
Trader Martin Nikolov