Asia Markets: Asian markets rise as China stocks rebound over 2% higher

TOKYO — Shares were mixed Tuesday in Asia in mostly narrow trading in the absence of any major market-driving news.

The Nikkei 225 index NIK, +0.18% added 0.2%. China’s Shanghai Composite index SHCOMP, +1.11% was up 0.1% and the Hang Seng index HSI, +0.63% in Hong Kong was about flat. South Korea’s Kospi SEU, +0.02% swung between slight gains and losses, and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.33% rose 0.4%. Benchmark indexes in Taiwan Y9999, +0.24% , Singapore STI, +0.15% and Indonesia JAKIDX, +0.46% advanced.

Among individual stocks, telecoms NTT Docomo 9437, +3.60% and SoftBank Corp.

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