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Auto, tech stocks drive Asian markets' rally after RCEP pact

Positive news on vaccine development front is also factor behind every market in region finishing higher for day

Tokyo stocks soared as the Nikkei benchmark reached a 29-year-high gaining 521.06 points, or 2.05 per cent, to close at 25,906.93 on Monday following strong GDP results for Q3.


NEWS of a trade pact formed between China and 14 other Asia-Pacific countries lifted Asian markets on Monday, which were also driven further along by positive news on the vaccine development front.

Every market in the region finished higher for the day, with Japan's...

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