BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets treaded water today in the absence of cues from Wall Street following a holiday in the U.S. Performance was mixed.
Some investors remained on the sidelines, waiting for Japan to announce the next head of its central bank.
Japanese stocks have soared in recent weeks as the yen has fallen in anticipation of steps that would push the currency lower.
Benchmark crude oil for March delivery fell to remain below $96 per barrel. The dollar gained against the euro but fell against the yen.
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