Markets in Asia closed higher on Monday, despite news that Takata had filed for bankruptcy, as oil prices gained more than 1 percent.
Down Under, the S&P/ASX 200 traded advanced 0.08 percent, or 4.325 points, to end at 5,720.2, buoyed by gains in its consumer staples and utilities sub-indexes.
Markets in greater China trended higher. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was up by 0.63 percent at 3:00 p.m. HK/SIN. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite rose 0.89 percent, or 28.1736 points, to close at 3,186.0466, and the Shenzhen Composite surged 1.36 percent, or 25.4577 points, to end at 1,896.7946.
Markets in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, India and the Philippines were closed for the end of Ramadan.