The Nikkei 225 index closed down 0.38% on Wednesday, and the futures contract is up 0.74% from that close.
Along with Netflix, the rest of the FAANG group, scheduled to report results in the coming weeks, jumped. Google parent Alphabet Inc rose 5.36%.
The dollar fell against most currencies on Wednesday, as investors' risk appetite held up.
Oil prices rose on the hopes that Biden delivers on the economic stimulus, a move that will increase demand for oil.
US Treasuries did not move much on Wednesday, with the market looking past the inauguration at this point.
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