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Tokyo’s Nikkei closes up more than 1.7%

The Nikkei 225 index gained 1.77 percent, or 505.60 points. (AFP)
The Nikkei 225 index gained 1.77 percent, or 505.60 points. (AFP)
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26 Oct 2021 04:10:05 GMT9
26 Oct 2021 04:10:05 GMT9

Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei index jumped more than 1.7 percent Tuesday, boosted by US gains, as investors welcomed a forecast that Japan’s ruling party will secure a majority in general elections.

The Nikkei 225 index gained 1.77 percent, or 505.60 points, to close at 29,106.01 while the broader Topix index rose 1.15 percent, or 22.98 points, to 2,018.40.

AFP

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