Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.2 percent.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index lost 0.4 percent.
Topix is seen gaining more weight this trading day with 0.6 percent added to the value.
Futures on S&P 500 rose less than 0.05 percent.
Dollar is taking a slow start of the trading week with 0.1 percent gain against the basket of six major currencies.
Yen fell in the wake of the political scandal in Japan – 0.3 percent loss bring exchange rate to the point of 106.78 yen per dollar.
Euro is in the red – 0.1 percent lower $1.2327.
Pound follows euro - $1.3887 with the same decline.
Treasury 10-year yield is steady – 2.87 percent.
Metals are all in the read today as well with no tendency changes since yesterday gold is even weaker – 1.8 percent loos with 1317.80 USD being asked for the price.
Silver lost 0.04 percent – 16.46 USD per ounce.
Platinum lost 1 percent of the value per ounce – 961.00 USD.
Palladium is unchanged – 973 USD per ounce.
WTI is little changed after 1.1 decline - $61.35 per barrel.