Hong Kong - Hong Kong shares ended at their highest in about three weeks on Tuesday after senior US Senate leaders indicated they were within striking distance of a deal that could resolve a fiscal stand-off.
The Hang Seng Index finished up 0.5 percent at 23,336.5 points, its highest close since September 23.
It is now just about 218 points or less than 1 percent to a September 19 peak.
The China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings in Hong Kong gained 0.9 percent to 10,671.2 points, managing to close just above its 200-day moving average, at about 10,660.8 points, for the first time in three weeks.
Markets in Hong Kong resumed trading after closing on Monday for a public holiday. - Reuters