The Shanghai Shenzhen and Hang Seng composites traded lower today, but Japanese equities have shown the ability to gain.
While some analysts may say caution prevails because of the military action in Syria this weekend, it is likely investors are now looking ahead to other potential influences. Gross Domestic Product numbers will come from China early tomorrow and are certain to have an impact on Asian markets. European equities have been cautious, but traders are likely taking a wait and see approach regarding U.S markets. Future Markets are projecting gains for Wall Street upon its opening. Retail Sales numbers will come from the States, but the White House will stay in focus regarding geo-political concerns, and any talk regarding global trade.