Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday, despite early moderate losses as rise in the consumer staples and technology shares offset a fall in materials.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares gained 0.4 percent.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index soared 1 percent, on track for a record.
Australian shares slipped 0.2 percent.
Investors assessed potentially hawkish policy moves from the ECB and Bank of Japan, the improving political forecast for the eurozone.