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Asia: Markets rise after Fed stimulus boosts Wall Street

The strong close on Wall Street boosted Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225, which finished 0.8 per cent higher.

[TOKYO] Asian markets were mostly higher on Friday after the latest US coronavirus stimulus measures boosted Wall Street overnight.

In its latest attempt to ease the economic pain inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the US Federal Reserve said it would pump US$2.3 trillion through new...

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