Topix fell 0.4 percent. Hang Seng on the other hand rose up to 0.6 percent. Kospi went down 0.4 percent. S&P 500 Index is 0.5 percent lower. MSCI Asia Pacific fell 0.1 percent. Dollar index against six major currencies is almost unchanged. Yen went up by 0.1 percent – 107.07 yen per dollar. Euro rose 0.1 percent - $1.2364 per euro. 10-year Treasuries went down by one basis point to 2.79 percent. WTI oil fell 0.3 percent - $65.32 per barrel. Precious metals market went up and is looking much better this trading morning. Gold went 5.6 percent up $1344 per ounce. Silver is 0.04 percent higher - $16.59 per ounce. Platinum is 3 percent up - $931 per ounce. Palladium is unchanged - $946 per ounce.