Asian stocks soar, Nikkei up over 2%

Friday, 14. May 2021 07:10

Markets in Asia-Pacific surged on Friday as global stocks started to recover from sharp losses suffered earlier in the week.

The Nikkei 225 soared 2.28% at 7:05 am CET. The dollar added 0.07% against the yen to sell for 109.5315 at the same time.

Hong Kong's Hang Seng climbed 0.98% at 7:06 am CET. In mainland China, the Shanghai Composite jumped 1.30% at 7:05 am CET and the Shenzhen Composite rose 1.38 % at 6:38 am CET.

In South Korea, the Kospi rallied 1.10% at 7:06 am CET and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.69% at the same time.

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