Asian stocks have risen following the election of Democrat Barack Obama as the next US President, reported BBC.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index added 4.5%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 5.7% and Singapore's benchmark index rose 4.1%.
The climbs came after the US Dow Jones index had risen 3.3% on hopes a new leadership would help the US economy as it faces the threat of a recession.
There are expectations the Democrats will speed up economic measures to boost the world's largest economy.
Shares in New York rose on Tuesday as people in the US went to the polls for the presidential election.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 305.5 points at 9,625.3 as people voted.
Doug Kass, founder and president of hedge fund Seabreeze Partners Management, said the Wall Street rally was an "Obama bounce, not an Obama rally".
"It's growing clear that the recession is going to have a shelf life unlike the last recessions in both scope and duration," he added.
Rob Henderson, head of market economics with National Australia Bank in Sydney, said: "Well, it can't be negative for markets. It's a vote for change and has to inject a degree of optimism that America can again reinvent itself."