Asian share markets edge higher on pandemic recovery signals
FILE PHOTO: A passersby wearing a protective face mask is reflected on screen displaying the Japanese yen exchange rate against the U.S. dollar and stock prices at a brokerage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan November 6, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo
Asian share markets were mostly positive Tuesday as investors looked to signs of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic as major economies around the world reopen.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) was just 0.13% higher in the the Asian afternoon session in trading thinned by holidays in China and Japan. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (.HSI) was trading 0.33% higher at 28,441.95.
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