Asian stocks are mixed this morning but mostly trade with a negative bias. Treasury yields are steady after pulling back from a one-year high, while Brent Crude crossed the $65 per barrel mark.

Benchmark indices fell in Japan and South Korea while Australia’s benchmark fluctuates.

China’s markets reopen after the Lunar New Year break. The U.S. Dollar fell while Bitcoin rose past the $52,000 mark.

The Singapore-traded SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50 Index’s performance in India, rose 0.4% to 15,259 as of 7:05 a.m.

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Let’s take a look at the factors that may influence equities in today’s session:

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