Stocks, oil rise in Asia after U.S. records

By Alun John and David Henry (Reuters) – Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday after a record-setting day on Wall Street, while Bitcoin paused for breath after an overnight endorsement from Tesla Inc sent the cryptocurrency up 20%. Oil also hit 13-month highs, helped by rising optimism about a return in fuel demand. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was last up 0.32 % at 721.53 after climbing as high as 730.16 late last month. Korea was an early riser, up 0.92% while Chinese blue chips rose 0.49% and Hong Kong nudged up 0.24%. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 was up 0.36% and e-mini…

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