Asian-Pacific stock markets gained Tuesday after U.S. lawmakers said they were close to a bipartisan deal on the debt ceiling. Japan's Nikkei 225 climbed 0.3%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 0.5%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 and South Korea's Kospi each added 1%. China's Shanghai Composite slid 0.2%. India's Sensex dropped 0.4%.
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