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Tokyo: Nikkei closes up more than 2% on virus hopes

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Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index jumped more than two per cent on Tuesday, extending rallies on Wall Street, as some of the world's worst-hit countries reported falling coronavirus death rates.

[TOKYO] Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index jumped more than two per cent on Tuesday, extending rallies on Wall Street, as some of the world's worst-hit countries reported falling coronavirus death rates.

The Nikkei 225 index, which surged more than four per cent on Monday, advanced 2.01 per...

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