Asian share markets edged ahead on Tuesday amid cheery chatter about the chance of a Sino-U.S. trade deal, while investors were sanguine yet another vote on Brexit would still avert a hard exit.
A holiday in Tokyo kept turnover light and MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added a slight 0.13%.
Futures for Japan's Nikkei were trading flat at 22,700, compared to Monday's index close at 22,548. South Korean stocks rose 0.4%, while E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 were little changed.
U.S. President Donald Trump sounded upbeat on a China deal on Monday, while White House adviser Larry Kudlow said tariffs on Chinese goods scheduled for December could be withdrawn if talks go well.
Source : Reuters