Tokyo, Japan (BBN)-Asian traders and investors have been nervously watching the first US presidential debate.
Markets began the day lower, but most now seem to have breathed a sigh of relief given Hillary Clinton’s strong performance, reports BBC.
The region’s biggest market, Japan’s Nikkei 225, is 0.4% higher, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng has added 1.2%.
In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite is flat, while South Korea’s index is up 0.7%.
Australia’s ASX 200 has let the side down, however, with a 0.5% fall.