Stock indexes in Asia closed mixed after the Nikkei 225 gave up early gains late in the session.
Asian markets closed mostly higher on Tuesday after a somewhat quiet session on Wall Street.
The Nikkei will move past 25,200 points this year, Kathy Matsui, chief Japan equity strategist at Goldman Sachs, said.
The Dow and S&P 500 aren't the only ones to post a record week to start the year. Japan's Nikkei and the German DAX also had strong starts to 2018.