Tokyo — Asian stocks, led by Chinese shares, gained on Tuesday as markets basked in relief following the US decision to hold off from imposing import tariffs on Mexico as the two governments agreed a deal to combat illegal migration from Central America.

Hopes that US interest rates will be cut as early as next week provided support.

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