Asian markets were finding their feet on Tuesday after a rocky ride the previous session, though uncertainty about the true state of China's economy kept the mood brittle and commodity prices depressed.
US stocks dipped on Monday, weighed down by soft data out of China and Boeing's latest production setback.
KEY EVENTS/FACTORS TO WATCH
Supreme court to hear Reliance Industries gas unit pricing petition
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
India cbank says net sold $1.9 bln in Jan in spot forex market
Delhi discoms to get 80 bn rupees in dues over 8 years, starting FY15
Escrow account to save BP, Niko in KG-D6
Kuwait Petroleum eyes stake in IOC's Paradip refinery
Cipla may put patent for new HIV drug in open access pool