A preliminary reading of Chinese factory activity and Japanese economic data are expected to set the tone for trading in Asia this week.
Japan's exports rose 1.8 percent in March from a year earlier, well below analyst expectations in a Reuters poll for a rise of 6.3 percent, data on Monday showed.
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on board landed safely at Kuala Lumpur airport early on Monday.
Chinese president Xi Jinping has targeted Zhou Yongkang in an extraordinary corruption inquiry.
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