14 days ago • Posted by Jasper Lawler

Japan's TOPIX index at highest since 1990, plays catchup to S&P 500

Hopes that a new leader at Japan's dominant ruling party would compile an economic stimulus and secure a decisive election victory have boosted shares prices after unpopular Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga offered to resign last week.

Expectations are growing that vaccine minister Taro Kono is likely to win the Liberal Democratic Party's leadership race later this month.

Japan's TOPIX index at highest since 1990, plays catchup to S&P 500
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