Top view of Seoul in the morning in autumn 2016.
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Asia-Pacific markets are set for a mixed open 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 0.36% in early trading, recovering from three straight days of losses.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 is also set to recover ahead of its October purchasing managers index reading from S&P Global. The futures contract in Chicago was at 31,130 and its counterpart in Osaka at 31,060 against the index’s last close of 30,999.55.
However, 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%.
The tech-heavy index added 0.27%, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.58%, and the S&P 500 fell 0.17%.
— CNBC’s Brian Evans contributed to this report.