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Global markets: Tokyo stock exchange Nikkei hits record high in 30 years

The Tokyo stock exchange Nikkei index reached record highs since August 1990 at Monday opening, the Kyodo news agency reports

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The stock exchange index reached record highs since August 1990 at Monday opening, the Kyodo news agency reports.

In the first 15 minutes of Monday trading, the Stock Average rose 339.93 points and was at 29,119.12.

The Stock Price Index (TOPIX) rose 22.96 points on Monday morning, up to 1,913.91.

At the end of December, the index broke the August 1990 record, reaching 27,292.37 points.

In November, the Nikkei index, which reflects stock market performance of 225 leading Japanese companies, surpassed the 26,000-point threshold for the first time in almost 30 years, amid positive coronavirus vaccine developments.

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First Published: Mon, February 08 2021. 08:16 IST