Asian markets ended in the positive terrain today.
The Hang Seng settled at a three-week closing high at 20,629, up 310 points today following the recent show of support for Chinese markets from Beijing. Also US data reflecting fewer job cuts in the month of August bouyed market sentiment.
The Nikkei gained 133 points to close at 10,320 as exporters such as Canon rose, with investors focusing on the bright side of mixed U.S. jobs data and as the yen retreated against the dollar.
The Sanghai Composite moved up 19 points to settle at 2,881.
The Taiwan Weighted added 71 points to 7,224.
The Straits Times was marginally up 6 points to 2,628.