Market participants are also watching for signs from the US central bank, which is expected to take a more aggressive path toward normalising monetary policy, as the Federal Reserve's two-day monetary policy meet concludes today.
Gains were however, limited as shares of Facebook extended their losses from Monday and fell 5.2% on reports that US Federal Trade.
Commission was investigating the company over its use of personal data after a whistleblower said a political consultancy improperly accessed information of 50 mln users to sway public opinion.
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