Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are down 0.1 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index is lower 0.65 percent.
Asian stocks dropped and the dollar firmed on Monday, as investors looked past the Group of 20's latest commitment to spur faster global growth and turned their focus back to the impact of the US Federal Reserve's stimulus withdrawal.
US stocks slipped on Friday on options-related trading, with the S&P 500 facing resistance as it flirts with its record high even as economic data continues to underwhelm.
KEY FACTORS/EVENTS TO WATCH
Mastek Ltd earnings.
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
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