Opening calls are indicating a lower open this morning.
The Nikkei and the Hang Seng are trading flat in the current session.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday as bank shares took a beating amid fresh concerns about the debt crisis in Europe.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 100 points, or 0.8%, to end at 11,766. The S&P 500 sank 14 points, or 1.2%, to 1,205. The Nasdaq slid 32 points, or 1.2%, to 2,523.
German PPI data for November will be available from 7:00am UK time.