Asian markets were mostly higher on Monday after a global finance meeting failed to yield fresh ideas for spurring global growth, while Japanese stocks fell as Tokyo reported weaker exports.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.6 percent, but Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 percent to 16,654.60.
Australia's S&P/ASX 200 fell 0.6 percent to 5,318.90.
The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.6 percent to 2,843.65 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 0.5 percent to 19,758.18.
Seoul's Kospi added 0.4 percent to 1,955.25 and benchmarks in Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines also advanced.
The dollar weakened to 109.81 yen from Friday's 110.10 yen. The euro rose to $1.1239 from $1.1224