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.