China September trade data, IMF growth forecast, oil
SINGAPORE – Stocks in Japan looked poised for a lower open on Wednesday as investors in the Asia-Pacific region looked ahead to the release of China’s September trade data.
Chicago’s Nikkei futures were 28,125 while those in Osaka were 28,120. This compares with Nikkei 225 The last closing price is at 28230.61.
Australian shares fell in morning trading as stocks fell S & P / ASX 200 shed 0.2%.
On the other hand, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Clearing announced on Tuesday the postponement of the morning trading session in the stock and derivatives market due to bad weather.
The US dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of peers, was at 94.516 after rebounding from levels below 94.2 earlier in the week.