NSE Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange are down 0.37 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index is down 0.23 percent.
Asian shares got a welcome reprieve from selling on Wednesday as Wall Street steadied and investors in emerging markets found some backbone, which took some of the starch out of safe-haven bonds and the yen.
U.S. stocks rebounded on Tuesday, buoyed by encouraging earnings, as the market attempted to steady in the wake of its largest selloff in months a day earlier.
KEY FACTORS/EVENTS TO WATCH
The last session of the current parliament begins. There are 39 bills waiting to be passed during the 12-day session.
Engineers India Ltd holds a press meet regarding its forthcoming follow-on public offering to raise as much as $80 million.