Japan stocks set to rise as major markets in Asia-Pacific are closed for holidays

By Eustance Huang7 days ago

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Key Points

  • Futures pointed to a higher open for Japanese stocks.
  • Markets in Australia, mainland China and Hong Kong are closed on Monday for holidays.

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SINGAPORE Shares in Japan were set to rise at the Monday open, as many major Asia-Pacific markets are closed for holidays.

Futures pointed to a higher open for Japanese stocks. The Nikkei futures contract in Chicago was at 30,025 while its counterpart in Osaka was at 29,980. That compared against the Nikkei 225's last close at 29,854.

Markets in Australia, mainland China and Hong Kong are closed on Monday for holidays.

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