Asian stock markets mostly gained Monday, following advances on Wall Street on Friday after reports that the U.S. and China are drawing a road map to resolve their trade dispute that may culminate in a meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping in November.

Japanese stocks traded in a tight range, as the Nikkei












NIK, -0.08%










 gave up early gains to end down 0.3% at 22,199.00. Cosmetics maker Shiseido












4911, -0.26%










 climbed 1.9% and drug firm Eisai












4523, +0.48%










  added 0.4%, while Toyota












7203, -0.50%










  fell 0.6%.

In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng












HSI, +0.11%










 jumped 1.4% to 27,598.02 after snapping a five-day losing streak Friday. Tencent












0700, -0.80%










 surged 4.1%, while Wynn Macau












1128, +0.00%










  popped 8.9% on a dividend announcement.

Chinese stocks rebounded following their drubbing last week that left benchmarks at fresh multiyear closing lows. The Shanghai Composite












SHCOMP, +0.85%










  ended at the day’s highs, gaining 1.1% to 2,698.47 after sliding 4.5% last week. Smaller-cap benchmarks in Shenzhen












399106, +0.55%










  added 0.6%.

In Seoul, Korea’s Kospi












SEU, +0.52%










 ended marginally higher at 2,247.88 as Samsung Electronics












005930, +1.60%










 fell 0.6% and steelmaker Posco












005490, +0.16%










  gained 2.6%.

Australia’s ASX 200












XJO, -0.88%










 also notched tiny gains, ending at 6,345.0, held in check by major bank stocks. ANZ












ANZ, -1.43%










 shed 0.8%, Commonwealth Bank












CBA, -0.33%










  lost 0.9% and Westpac












WBC, -1.96%










 fell 0.6%. New Zealand’s NZX 50












NZ50GR, -0.22%










  notched its fourth straight gain, adding 0.6% to 9.109.15, a new closing record.

Benchmarks in Taiwan












Y9999, +0.52%










  and Malaysia












FBMKLCI, +0.19%










  posted modest gains while the Singapore












STI, -0.30%










 index slipped.

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