The Nikkei index has become the highest since 1991

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The Nikkei index has become the highest since 1991

19.11.2020 News

Trading on Asia’s largest stock exchange on Asia on Tuesday opened another rise amid the continuing strengthening of indices in New York. This is evidenced by the data of stock trading on the website of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei index, which reflects fluctuations in the stock prices of 225 leading companies in the country, rose 0.39% in the first 15 minutes of operations to 26,007.04 points, breaking the psychologically important barrier of 26,000 points for the first time since June 1991.

The main growth factor was the rise in New York, where the Dow Jones index rose the previous day by 1.32% amid investor optimism associated with data on the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccine, developed by the American company Moderna.

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