Asian markets opened mixed on Wednesday, despite gains in the U.S. market on the back of the first presidential debate and a beat on consumer confidence, reported. Nymex’s crude oil rose 0.5% to US$44.88 per barrel in Asian trading this morning. Oil trading remained volatile, with U.S. crude below $45 a barrel amid speculation producers won’t agree on an output freeze at talks in Algiers, Bloomberg reported. While gold inched down 0.05% to US$1,329.70 per ounce this morning.To subscribe please click here