Asia casino stocks gain on vaccine hopes

Shares in casino operators across Asia rose on Tuesday following news that Pfizer has produced a vaccine that is 90 percent reliable, though analysts say that easing of travel restrictions are needed for a more sustainable rally.

Sands China (HKG:1928) +6.9%

Galaxy Entertainment (HKG: 0027) +4%

Melco Resorts & Entertainment (MLCO) +16.6% (Monday)

Wynn Macau (HKG:1128) +9.9%

SJM Holdings (HKG:0880) +8.5%

MGM China (HKG:2282) +6.1%

Genting Malaysia (KLSE:GENM) +12.2%

Nagacorp (HKG:3918) +7.8%