Market Asian markets tread cautiously ahead of US stimulus, jobs Updated : March 26, 2020 08:30 AM IST Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1.5 percent in early trade - its third positive start in as many sessions, but also its most muted. Japan’s Nikkei fell 2.2 percent. Hong Kong futures were 1 percent higher and China A50 futures were up 0.2 percent. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3 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.