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Asian stocks up on hopes for vaccine and economies reopening

Asian stocks up on hopes for vaccine and economies reopening

Asian markets rose in early trading Tuesday, following sharp gains on Wall Street as the US economy continued to slowly reopen and drug maker Moderna announced positive early results from a potential COVID-19 vaccine. Japan’s Nikkei added 1.5% to finish at 20,433.45. Australia’s S&P/ASX jumped 1.8% to 5,559.50. South Korea’s was up 2.2% to 1,980.07, while the Shanghai Composite was up 0.7%.

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