Asian Equities Higher after U.S. Record Highs

Asian equity markets are seen starting Wednesday with gains following record highs on Wall Street overnight.

Japanese shares are set to extend to build on Tuesday’s 1 percent rally, with Osaka futures up 0.7 percent to 15,420, more than a 100 points higher than the Nikkei’s one-week closing high of 15,326.

Australia’s benchmark index is seen recovering from the previous day’s losses with futures up 0.4 percent to 5,360, a 15-point premium to where the S&P ASX 200 index ended.

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