Asian markets notched slim gains in early Monday trade, as investors digested the softer close on Wall Street and elevated geopolitical tensions on the back of U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria last week, reported. Markets appeared to mostly shrug off the latest developments in Syria in the early going following U.S.-led precision missile strikes in Syria on Friday U.S. time. The strikes, carried out in conjunction with the U.K. and France, were intended to serve as a deterrent against chemical weapons, according to U.S. President Donald Trump.

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