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Tokyo: Shares soar on US-China trade detente


[TOKYO] Tokyo shares soared on Monday after the United States and China agreed a ceasefire in their trade war that has damaged the global economy.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 2.13 per cent or 454.05 points to 21,729.97, while the broader Topix index ended up 2.17 per cent or 33.71 points at 1,584.85.