SINGAPORE — Shares in Japan looked set for a lower open on Monday as investors in Asia monitor developments surrounding the.
The Nikkei futures contract in Chicago was at 28,365, against thelast close at 28,751.62.
Shares in Australia slipped in morning trade as thefell 0.89%.
The U.S. dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of its peers, was at 96.251 after a recent drop from above 96.4.The Japanese yen, widely seen as a safe-haven currency, traded at 113.74 per dollar after strengthening sharply late last week from above 114.8 against the greenback. The Australian dollar changed hands at $0.714, having dropped last week from above $0.725.
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