Nikkei 225 closes higher by 0.36% at 29,126.23
A mixed session in Asia trading
Japanese stocks are faring better with the Topix also closing up 0.4% but Chinese equities are suffering a late knock, with the Hang Seng down 0.3% while the Shanghai Composite is dragged down by 0.6% to session lows currently.
After the gains on Friday, US futures are now looking more tepid as risk sentiment holds up ahead of European morning trade. It is going to be a big week ahead so expect plenty of action in the days ahead as the market adjusts and reacts to headline risks.