Asian shares rebounded Monday as investors digested new polls indicating that the United Kingdom is more likely to stay in the European Union after this week’s referendum.
The Nikkei 225 climbed 2.3 percent to close the day at 15,965. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 1.7 percent to finish at 20,510. Shanghai’s SSE saw more modest gains, inching up just 0.13 percent to 2,889.
Other retailers did not fare as well. Chow Tai Fook slid 0.19 percent to end at 5.21 Hong Kong dollars. Esprit slid 1.7 percent to finish at 5.80 Hong Kong dollars. Shiseido lost 1.8 percent to 25.47 yen.