India, Jan. 14 -- Most of the Asian equity benchmarks are trading higher in early deals on Thursday, as the investors eyed on incoming US President Joe Biden's coronavirus stimulus proposal. However, gains were trimmed with dulled market sentiments amid the news that Trump impeached a historic second time. Oil shares in downward trend with the sluggish crude oil rates overnight, while gold miners were negative despite rebound in yellow metal rates overnight. Japan's Nikkei extended gains for the sixth straight session, catching up with the optimistic Wall street advancement overnight and as the exporters rose with the lower safe haven yen. Japanese market also got buoyed with the upbeat Japanese core machine orders. Among the Asian markets,...