JAL Plunges 45%, Chinese Automakers Gain and Hong Kong Property Predicted to Rise

Most Asian stocks rose Tuesday with Japan's Nikkei 225 Index gaining 0.8% to close at 10,879. In China, the Shanghai Composite Index climbed 1.9% to 3,274 and in Hong Kong the Hang Seng lost 0.4%, ending the day at 22,327.