Meanwhile, all eyes on progress & implementation of positive trade talks between US & China.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 see-sawed between gains and losses to trade up 0.16%, the Topix index added 0.35%. In South Korea, the Kospi reversed early advances to trade down 0.29%.
US crude rose 0.41% to $56.30 a barrel on Monday morning while international benchmark Brent was up 0.18% at $65.86.
On Friday, Labor Department said the US economy created just 20,000 jobs last month, a fraction of what was expected. The readings from across the world knocked equity markets, which have enjoyed a stellar start to the year on hopes that China and the United States will resolve their trade war.