Asia-Pacific Bounces Back

Shares in Asia-Pacific largely rose on Tuesday, with shares in Japan leading gains among the region’s major markets.

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 roared back from Monday’s pounding, recouping 873.2 points, or 3.31%, to 28,884.13.

The Japanese yen traded at 110.40 per U.S. dollar, weaker than levels below 110 seen against the greenback yesterday.

In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng slid 179.24 points, or 0.6%, to 28,309.76.

The Australian dollar changed hands at $0.751, still off levels above $0.768 seen last week.

In other markets

In Shanghai, the CSI 300 recovered 31.77 points, or 0.6%, to 5,122.16.

In Singapore, the Straits Times Index shed 8.67 points, or 0.3%, to 3,109.20

The Kospi index in Korea regained 23.09 points, or 0.7%, to 3,263.88

In Taiwan, the Taiex index gained 12.57 points, or 0.1%, to 17,075.55

In New Zealand, the NZX 50 restocked 35.44 points, or 0.3%, to 12,534.80.

In Australia, the ASX 200 recovered 106.89 points, or 1.5%, to 7,342.20.