Japan's Nikkei jumped over 2% to near two-month highs on Monday as risk sentiment improved after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, while tech shares also got a lift on an easing of restrictions on Huawei.
The Nikkei share average ended up 2.1% at 21,729.97 points, its best closing level since May 7.
China agreed to make unspecified new purchases of U.S. farm products and return to the negotiating table, after a weekend meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The broader Topix surged 2.2% to 1,584.85, with all of its 33 subsectors in positive territory.
Source : Reuters