BUSINESS Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for reopening economy

BUSINESS

Tokyo stocks close higher on hopes for reopening economy

AFP

14:52, May 28, 2020

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Tokyo stocks soared Thursday on optimism over the gradual reopening of virus-hit economies worldwide.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index ended up 2.32 percent, or 497.08 points, at 21,916.31, while the broader Topix index was up 1.80 percent, or 27.87 points, at 1,577.34.

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