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Asian markets surge following Wall Street's gains

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Asian markets were boosted by Wall Street’s session as it saw gains all across the board.

China’s mainland indices, the Shanghai Composite and the Shenzhen Composite both rose by 0.3%.

Meanwhile in Hong Kong the Hang Seng rose by a slight 0.2% as tech firm Tencent too increased by 0.2% and Galaxy Entertainment gained almost 4%.

Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 advanced by 0.3% although Sony, Honda and SoftBank all saw losses.

The South Korean Kospi inched higher by 0.2% along with Taipei’s TAIEX as it climbed by 0.4% on the back of Apple’s component maker Foxconn whose shares climbed by 1.5%.

In down under the Aussie ASX 200 increased by 0.5% with Beach Energy and Fortescue Metals gaining 2.9% and 1.9% respectively.

 

 

Source: Smart Trend Team