Asian stock markets were mostly lower Monday after China reported a double-digit rise in exports. China's October exports rose 27.1% over a year earlier, though that eased off the previous month's 28.1% growth, customs data showed Sunday. The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo fell 0.3% to 29,528.45 while the Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.1% to 3,495.04. The Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.6% to 24,728.63. The Kospi in Seoul retreated 0.7% to 2,948.39 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 lost 0.2% to 7,445.50.

Energy Market, benchmark U.S. crude oil rose 99 cents to $82.26 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The contract gained $2.46 to $81.27 on Friday. Brent crude, the price basis for international oils, gained 90 cents to $83.65 per barrel in London. The previous session, it added $2.20 to $82.74.

The dollar gained to 113.58 yen from Friday's 113.40 yen. The euro advanced to $1.1564 from $1.1550.