Asian stocks hit record high as investors set aside Covid-19 fears


By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian equities hit a record high on Monday as investors set aside fears about rising coronavirus cases and bought stocks, cheered by data showing a robust recovery in China and Japan. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 1.

1% to hit its highest since its launch in 1987, with markets across the region making milestone peaks. Japan's Nikkei rose 2% to a 29-year high. South Korea's Kospi hit its highest since early 2018 and Australia's ASX 200 hit an.....

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