Wall Street, Bank of Japan, currency, oil

SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were set to open mixed on Wednesday after Wall Street recovered from a tumultuous week last week. Investors will look ahead to the minutes of the Bank of Japan’s monetary policy meeting.

Futures in Japan showed a higher opening. Nikkei’s futures contract in Chicago was 26,485, while its counterpart in Osaka was 26,480 – higher than Nikkei 225 last closing of 26,246.31.

In Australia, SPI futures were at 6463, lower than those S & P / ASX 200is the last closing of 6,523.8.

Major indexes in the United States jumped on Tuesday in the state after weeks of decline. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 641.47 points or 2.15% to 30,530.25, while the S&P 500 rose 2.45% to 3,764.79. The technology-focused Nasdaq rose 2.51% to 11,069,302.

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IN US Dollar Indexwhich tracks greenbacks relative to the basket of its counterparts, last traded at 104,435.

IN Australian dollar was at $ 0.6962 after falling from above $ 0.702 late last week.

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