Top view of Seoul in the morning in autumn 2016.
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Asia-Pacific markets are mixed as investors see private surveys of business activity from Japan and Australia, as well as the October producer price index from South Korea.
Some markets also are poised to poised to recover slightly after Asia saw a broad sell-off in the last three sessions.
In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.44%, recovering from three straight days of losses.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 also climbed 0.21%, but the Topix fell 0.14% ahead of its October purchasing managers index reading from S&P Global.
South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.33%, while the Kosdaq also gained 0.7% after the country’s producer price index climbed at a faster pace of 1.3% year-on-year in September, compared to 1% in August.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index comes back from a holiday with a weak open, with futures for the HSI at 17,044, compared to the index’s close of 17,172.13.
Overnight in the U.S., the Nasdaq Composite snapped four days of losses as Treasury yields retreated from their highs and traders looked ahead to the release of corporate earnings from tech industry giants.
The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield briefly climbed back above the key 5% level before ticking down. It was last trading at about 4.85%.
— CNBC’s Brian Evans contributed to this report.