South Korea's Kospi was the only market that posted solid gains in the Asian-Pacific region Tuesday, rising 1%. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell 0.2%. China's Shanghai Composite gave up 1.1%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index slid 0.3%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.2%. India's Sensex was up 0.2%.
Published in Brief: