Asian shares pushed to three-month highs on Monday as progress on opening up economies helped offset jitters over riots in US cities and unease over Washington’s power struggle with Beijing. E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 recovered early losses to be up 0.1%, having been down 1% in early trade, while safe-haven gold pared an early rise to be up 0.4% at $1,733 an ounce. Bonds also lost early gains and oil prices slipped. After a cautious start Asian markets were led higher by China on signs parts of the domestic economy were picking up. Hong Kong managed to rally 2.8%, while Chinese blue chips put on 1.4%.An official business survey from China showed its factory activity grew at a slower pace in May but momentum in the services and construction sectors quickened. A private survey showed a return to growth in May, though exports remained depressed.That helped lift MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan 1.6% to its highest since early March. Japan’s Nikkei added 1% to also reach a three-month peak. The resilience was notable given major US cities were cleaning up streets strewn with broken glass and burned out cars as curfews failed to stop confrontations between activists and law enforcement.Protesters have taken to the streets after weeks of lockdowns during the coronavirus pandemic that threw millions out of work and hit minority communities especially hard.The turmoil was a fresh setback for the economy which was only just emerging from a downturn akin to the Great Depression. Following poor data on spending and trade out on Friday, the Atlanta Federal Reserve estimated economic output could drop a staggering 51% annualised in the second quarter.The May jobs report due out on Friday is forecast to show the unemployment rate surged to 19.8%, smashing April´s record 14.7%. Payrolls are expected to drop by 7.4 million, on top of the 20.5 million jobs lost the previous month. more.