China's stocks rose, led by property developers and energy producers, as military tensions on the Korean Peninsula eased and investors speculated that demand for housing and coal will be sustained.
Hong Kong stocks closed up 354.78 points, or 1.57 percent, at 22,993.86 on Tuesday.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, rose 2.68 points, or 0.22 percent, to close at 1,215.02 on Tuesday.
China's stock index futures closed up Tuesday with the contract for December, the most actively traded, up 2.85 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,303.4 points.
Chinese equities closed higher on Tuesday as the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index went up 1.79 percent, or 51.20 points, to close at 2,904.12 points.
Copper from London to Shanghai rose for a second day, nearing an all-time high, on speculation that further signs of an improvement in the US economy will boost the outlook for demand for the metal used in pipes and wires.
China's stocks fell, driving the benchmark index down by the most in three weeks, on concerns the government may raise interest rates to tame inflation.
Hong Kong stocks closed down 75.77 points, or 0.33 percent, at 22,639.08 on Monday.
China's stock index futures closed down Monday with the contract for December, the most actively traded, down 0.52 percent from the previous trading day to end at 3,221.2 points.
The ChiNext Index, launched by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SSE) on June 1, dropped 20.64 points, or 1.67 percent, to close at 1,212.34 on Monday.
Chinese shares fell Monday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index closing down 1.41 percent, or 40.82 points, to end at 2,852.92 points.