Asia-Pacific markets mostly lower after a positive start to the week

Japan +0.53%

China -0.80%. China was due to release home prices data Wednesday, but the release has been delayed.

Hong Kong -1.47%.

Australia +0.31%. Australia Westpac September leading index -0.1% m/m vs -0.1% prior.

India +0.69%.

Overnight in the U.S., strong earnings reports fueled stock gains for a second session. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 337.98 points, or 1.12%, to close at 30,523.80. The S&P 500 advanced 1.14% to 3,719.98. The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.90%, finishing at 10,772.40.

Indonesia’s central bank starts a two-day board of governors meeting Wednesday.

U.S. futures higher. Dow Jones +0.39%; S&P 500 +0.56%; Nasdaq +0.79%.

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