So the focus remains on Donald Trump and whether his expected signature on the legislation in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists will upend trade talks aimed at a partial deal between the world's two largest economies.
The Hang Seng gained, while Shanghai's benchmark fell. Catch up on the day's action below.
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