Overnight: Asian equities traded higher for the 3rd consecutive day. ASX 200 closed up 1.03% confirming the strength seen in commodity prices; the Nikkei 225 ended the session up 1.28% thanks to a weaker JPY.

– Crude Oil traded side-ways, holding on the yesterday’s gains and is now trading above 34.50$.

– AUD and NZD seem to be the session’s outperformers.