Hong Kong Rebound Leads Asian Stocks Higher

April 21, 2015 5:12 AM

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Hong Kong led Asian stocks higher Tuesday as investors shook off initial pessimism over new measures by China's market regulator.

KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng jumped 2.1 percent to 27,666.06 and the Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China added 0.9 percent to 4,253.55. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,837.80 while South Korea's Kospi was down 0.2 percent at 2,2141.99. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 climbed 0.6 per...

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