Japan housing starts data for January is due at 12:00 am ET Monday. Housing starts are expected to decline at an annual pace of 0.3 percent, compared to -1.3 percent in December.
Ahead of the data, the yen rose against its major rivals.
As of 11:55 pm ET in the Asian deals, the yen was trading at 123.79 against the euro, 157.06 against the pound, 113.56 against the Swiss franc and 113.23 against the U.S. dollar.
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