Nikkei was up 0.4% while Hang Seng was up 1.13%, Shanghai 0.14% and Sensex 0.1%.
Nikkei traded down 0.34% but Hang Seng was up 0.54%, Kospi 0.4% and Sensex 0.2%. Shanghai ended up 0.2%
Financial stocks rallied amid reports Govt is likely to finalise the capital infusion plan for PSU banks.
DIPAM Secy Neeraj Kumar Gupta says 5% discount will be offered to all investors in form of units
SEBI also decided to amend rules for mutual funds, REITs and InvITs, and digital payments.
The S&P BSE Sensex extended its gains for the third straight day, suring by another 107 pts to finish at 2-month high at 27,247.16.
Benchmark Sensex surged nearly 241 points to close at a two-month high of 27,140 and Nifty reclaimed the 8,300-level.
The benchmark Sensex remained range-bound in choppy trade, ending about 33 points down as investors preferred to stay light ahead of earnings season.
Gold prices gained further at the domestic bullion market here on sustained demand from jewellery stockists and retailers.