Wall Street's upbeat performance overnight, helped by a subside in global geopolitical tensions, elevated Asian bourses to fresh closing highs on Tuesday.
U.S. stocks surged on Monday, with the Nasdaq climbing to a 14-year high as investors breathed easier over geopolitical risks. Also helping sentiment was data from the National Association of Home Builders reflecting increasing homebuilder confidence.
On Monday, Russia said a dispute over its humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved and a Ukrainian official said more than five hours of discussions in Berlin brought about "moderate progress.".
Over in the Middle East, Israel and Hamas agreed on Monday to prolong their truce for another 24 hours to pursue talks on a long-term ceasefire and a broader deal for the war-ravaged region.
Iraqi and Kurdish troops reportedly reclaimed control of the Mosul Dam after increased U.S. airstrikes aimed to help them during the weekend.