As further discussion on perspectives of American-Asian trade relations are both pushing and pulling traders towards Asian shares, trading in the region is mixed. But we can solace in trading American tech and social shares which are gaining positions today for the first time in weeks.
Oil is on the red side; precious metals are mixed. Dollar is up from the slumber, having lost some of the position.
Topix fell 0.9 percent.
S&P 500 futures lost 0.2 percent.
Hang Seng was flat.
Shanghai Composite added 0.2 percent.
MSCI Asia Pacific declined 0.3 percent.
Nikkei Stock Average 225 extends the decline with 0.28 percent.
Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.14 percent.
Dollar decreased 0.1 percent against the basket of six major currencies after barely moving yesterday.
Euro is up 0.51 percent - $1.1367.
Pound added 0.1 percent after having fallen om the lowest point in 20 months with 1.3 percent loss - $1.2577.
Yen rose 0.2 percent – 113.12 per dollar.
Apple shares recovered 0.66 percent - $169.6.
Facebook is up 3.22 percent - $141.85.
Amazon increased 0.73 percent - $1641.03.
Tesla added 2.01 percent - $365.15.
WTI oil drops 0.12 percent - $50.94 per barrel.
Brent lost 0.18 percent - $59.86 per barrel.
Gold is up 3 percent - $1246.8.
Silver grew 0.07 - $14.56.
Platinum lost 2 percent - $781 per ounce.
Palladium increased 1 percent - $1211 per ounce.