02 May '11, 8am

Asia stocks up on Osama bin Laden news

HONG KONG: Asian stocks were mostly positive on Monday with Japan climbing steadily and Sydney shaking off concerns over the rise of the Australian dollar after news of the death of Osama bin Laden. Tokyo closed above 10,000 points on the back of a strengthening greenback amid optimism Wall Street shares would rise following the death of the Al-Qaeda mastermind, dealers said. It was the first time the Nikkei index had closed above the key 10,000 level since the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami, which left 26,000 dead or missing and plunged Japan into its worst crisis since World War II. Sydney clawed its way back into positive territory, adding 2.1 points to 4825.3. Seoul jumped 1.67 per cent. Hong Kong and Shanghai were among a number of markets closed for a public holiday. The Nikkei closed up 154.46 points, or 1.57 per cent, at 10,004.20. The Topix index adde...

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