HONG KONG — Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after data showed Chinese manufacturing activity picking up last month, while Tokyo was boosted by a weakening yen.
Tokyo jumped 1.08%, or 164.10 points, to finish at 15,326.20 and Shanghai edged up 0.10%, or 2.05 points, to 2,050.38.
Sydney dipped 0.37%, or 19.85 points, to 5,375.9 and Seoul fell 0.16%, or 3.21 points, to 1,999.00.
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