Most Asia-Pacific markets were mixed on Monday, as investors look to more economic data ahead of high-stakes talks between the U.S. and China.
In Japan, the Nikkei 225 regained 17 points, or 0.1%, to 32,585.11.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index recovered 222.95 points, or 1.3%, to 17,426. 21.
New Zealand’s services sector swung into contraction territory in October amid a slowdown in sales and new orders, according to a survey.
The Bank of New Zealand-BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index was 48.9 last month, down 1.7 points from September and well below the long-term average of 53.5.
A reading above 50 indicates expansion.
In Shanghai, the CSI 300 lost 7.08 points, or 0.2%, to 3,579.41.
U.S. President Joe Biden and China’s President Xi Jinping are set this week for their first in-person meeting in about a year.
In other markets
In Singapore, markets were closed for holiday.
In Taiwan, the Taiex gained 156.82 points, or 0.9%, to 16,839.26.
In Korea, the Kospi index dipped 5.9 points, or 0.2%, to 2,403.76.
In New Zealand, the NZX 50 staggered 47.36 points, or 0.4%, to 11,093.03.
In Australia, the ASX 200 slid 27.66 points, or 0.4%, to 6,948.84.