Asian markets surge as coronavirus-led death rate declines

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Asian markets surge as coronavirus-led death rate declines

Apr 06, 2020 13:31 IST

Most Asian stock markets surged on Monday as death rate due to coronavirus outbreak slowed down in some of the worst-hit countries. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index was 2.6% higher by midday. South Korea’s Kospi index rose 2.4%. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index was up 1.2%. Taiwan’s Taiex was up 0.9%. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 surged 4.5%.

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