Markets in Asia closed mostly in the green on Tuesday after tech stocks extended their losses stateside.
Down Under, the S&P/ASX 200 surged 1.67 percent or 94.996 points to finish the session at 5,772.8. Markets were driven by broad-based strength, with the financials sub-index leading gains and trading higher by 2.39 percent.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was trading 0.35 percent higher at 3:00 p.m. HK/SIN. Markets on the mainland also traded higher, with the Shanghai Composite closing 0.46 percent or 14.5024 points at 3,154.379 and the Shenzhen Composite jumping 1.259 percent or 23.1189 points to finish at 1,859.881.