Market Asia cautious amid US political uncertainty Updated : December 24, 2018 08:27 AM IST Moves were limited by a holiday in Japan while many bourses are set to close early for Christmas. After opening lower, E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 turned flat. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.38 percent and Australian stocks 0.2 percent. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.