According to IG Singapore-based market strategist Yeap Joon Rong, a breakthrough in infrastructure spending talks overnight lifted spirits as spending has historically been a positive factor for the markets. Areas that depend on economic recovery will show strengthening.
The Japanese Nikkei 225 index by 8:23 GMT + 2 increased by 0.7%.
Among the leaders in the growth of quotations are the shares of the automobile company Mazda Motor Corp. (+ 8.7%), electronics manufacturer Panasonic Corp. (T: 6752) (+ 4.8%), steel makers Kobe Steel (+ 4.5%) and Nippon Steel Corp. (+ 4%), producing perfumery Shiseido Co. (+ 4.2%).
The price of securities of the chip maker Advantest Corp. is also rising. (+ 1.5%), investment and technology SoftBank Group (T: 9984) (+ 1%), consumer electronics manufacturer Sony (+ 1.4%) and automaker Toyota Motor (+ 0.1%).
Panasonic, which makes lithium batteries for electric vehicle maker Tesla, sold its entire stake in the American company last fiscal year, which ended in March, the Nikkei reported Friday. According to him, the amount received could be about $ 3.88 billion.
By 8:28 GMT + 2, China's Shanghai Composite Index rose 1%, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index added 1.1%.
In particular, a significant increase in the course of trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is shown by the quotations of securities of the Internet company Meituan (+ 4.3%), brewery Budweiser Brewing Co. APAC Ltd. (+ 3.9%), Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. (+ 3%).
In addition, shares of online retailer Alibaba Group (+ 2.2%), Internet giant Tencent Holdings (+ 1.9%), oil companies CNOOC (+ 2.2%) and PetroChina (+ 1.85%) are gaining in price. ...
At the same time, the cost of the car manufacturer Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd. (-0.8%), pharmaceutical Sino Biopharmaceutical Ltd. (-0.9%) and sporting goods manufacturer Anta Sports Products (-0.9%).
The South Korean Kospi Index rose 0.5% by 8:22 GMT + 2. South Korea's manufacturing business confidence index reached 98 points in June, up from 96 points a month earlier. This is the highest level since April 2011. In the non-manufacturing area, the indicator remained at 81 points.
The market value of one of the world's largest chip manufacturers, Samsung Electronics Co. rose 0.25%, while the market value of automaker Hyundai Motor fell 0.2%.
Australian S & P / ASX 200 added 0.5% by 8:23 GMT + 2.
Capitalization of the world's largest mining companies BHP and Rio Tinto (LON: RIO) rose 0.7% and 0.6%, respectively.