Utma Asian stock indexes rose in early trading on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 , after the S & P 500 extended its record and the longest of the year .
However , as quoted from the pages of CNBC , investors still await key data in China's manufacturing sector activity .
According to data from HSBC purchasing managers index ( PMI ) for China this month will be released at 9:45 am in Singapore or Hong Kong .
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Many experts predict , the index remained in contraction territory . Last month , the data standard that factory activity fell to a 48 , showing a decline in manufacturing activity for the third month in a row . However , official data on PMI stands at 50.3 .
Major U.S. stock indexes , known to rise at the close on Tuesday , supported by the positive first quarter report and the presence of a high bid in the health sector . Details, go to this link .
Japan's benchmark stock index , the Nikkei rebounded and rose one percent . However , the Nikkei still trading below its highest level in 14 607 the last two weeks happened on Monday .
Australia's benchmark index , the ASX managed to extend gains for a fourth session in a row , up 0.4 percent , after ending approaching highs the last two weeks in the previous session .
South Korea's main stock exchange , the Kospi is also extending its gains for the second time , or up 0.4 percent and approached its highest level this week thanks to a rally one percent of Samsung Electronics . ( adi )