| August 4th, 2020 12:07 AM
Asian shares track worldwide rally as S&P 500 nears record
Shares advanced across Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street closed broadly higher on encouraging economic reports, starting off August by closing within 3% of the record high it set in February.
Investors appear to be shrugging off surging coronavirus caseloads in dozens of countries.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1.4% to 22,505.83 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.7% to 24,637.24.