Market players remain focused on China-U.S. trade news, amid some concerns regarding plans to sign a trade deal in the coming weeks.
President Trump will be speaking at the Economic Club of New York where he could give clues the status of trade talks between the U.S. and China.
Instability in Hong Kong is also on investors’ radar. Hong Kong’s main index, the Hang Seng, rose fractionally Tuesday. This, after dropping 2.5% on Monday amid further protests.