Asian shares were broadly higher on Wednesday on optimism about global growth.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares inched up 0.3 percent, rising for fourth straight day.
Japan’s Nikkei climbed 0.2% to a more than two-year high. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index leaped 1%.
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index slumped 0.7 percent.