Asian markets were mostly down and U.S. stock futures were all down in early Friday trading.

Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 80.72 points, or 0.40%, to 19,998.92. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng was also down, 132.45 points, or 0.49%, at 26,998.72. Stocks were 0.86% lower in Singapore at 3,325.80.

In U.S. stock futures overnight, Dow futures were down 0.17%. Nasdaq and S&P futures were also down, 0.55% and 0.28% respectively.

Gold futures were down $1.30, or 0.10%, to $1,265.20, while oil futures were down 0.06%.

On Wall Street Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.39% higher, at 21,796.55. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq fell, 0.10% and 0.63%, respectively, to close at 2,475.42 and 6,382.19.