Asian shares put on an uneven performance Tuesday following a flat session on Wall Street the day before.

Shanghai’s SSE finished the day down 0.64 percent at 2,999 while the Hang Seng index ended flat at 20,667. Nikkei’s 225 bucked the trend, gaining 1.9 percent to finish at 17,049.

Amongst Tokyo’s gainers, Fast Retailing rose 1.5 percent to end at 35,660 yen while Shiseido advanced 1.4 percent to finish at 2,496  yen.

In Hong Kong, Global Brands was flat at 0.93 Hong Kong dollars. Esprit dropped 1.1 percent to end at 7.02 Hong Kong dollars. Chow Tai Fook rose 0.4 percent to end at 4.84 Hong Kong dollars.