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Asia equities tick up, as investors look to the U.S.


HONG KONG, July 27 (Reuters) – Asian equity markets rose cautiously Tuesday, after touching year to date lows the day before, with traders keeping at least half an eye on the United States where major companies report earnings and the Federal Reservemeets on policy this week.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) rose 0.26% after touching its lowest level since mid-December on Monday, weighed down by big Chinese stocks.

Japan’s Nikkei (.N225) rose 0.58%.

Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong markets recovered a little from their lowest level this year on Monday, when investor worries over government regulations had battered stocks, especially in the education, property and tech sectors. read more

Chinese blue chips (.CSI300) rose 0.15%, and the Hong Kong benchmark (.HSI) rose 0.31%, though real estate, healthcare, education stocks were still down.

Upcoming events across the Pacific also were on investors’ minds.

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