Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, with most markets reversing morning losses while the more positive mood in equities supported the dollar and euro against the yen.
The gains came despite a tepid lead from Wall Street, where healthy housing figures were offset by disappointing eurozone economic data.
Tokyo rebounded from early profit-taking to end a touch higher, adding 6.96 points to 15,376.24 — a five-month high — while Seoul jumped 0.98%, or 19.43 points, to 1,994.35.
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