Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly gain after Monday’s slide

Asian markets largely gained in early Tuesday trading, a day after a regional sell-off sparked by fresh worries of a coming U.S. recession.

Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +2.03% was last up 1.8%, after sliding 3% Monday. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index HSI, +0.14% rose 0.2%, while the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.99% was down 0.3%. South Korea’s Kospi SEU, +0.19% advanced 0.2%, and benchmark indexes in Taiwan Y9999, +0.51% , Singapore STI, +0.79% and Indonesia JAKIDX, -1.75% gained. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.12% was about flat.

Among individual stocks, Nintendo 7974, +4.83% jumped in Tokyo trading after a report that the videogame company plans to launch two new versions of its Switch gaming console this summer.

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