Asian shares fell on Monday morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession.
In early trade, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.17%, after Wall Street broke a three-day winning streak to end lower on Friday.
Australian shares dipped about 0.1% while the South Korean market clawed back from early losses to rise 0.12%.
Markets in Japan and Singapore were closed for a holiday Monday.
Source : Reuters