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April 1, 2021, 11:53 p.m. EDT

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Markets in Japan and mainland China gained Friday, following another record day on Wall Street, as most other major global markets were closed for the Good Friday holiday.

Japan’s Nikkei 225 /zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed JP:NIK -2.49% rose 1.1%, with SoftBank /zigman2/quotes/207303954/delayed JP:9984 -7.77% rising more than 3%. The Shanghai Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598127/delayed CN:SHCOMP -0.96% edged 0.4% higher, while the smaller-cap Shenzhen Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598015/delayed CN:399106 -0.81% advanced 1%. South Korea’s Kospi /zigman2/quotes/210598069/delayed KR:180721 -1.25% gained 0.7% and stocks inched higher in Malaysia /zigman2/quotes/210598052/delayed MY:FBMKLCI +0.31% . Markets in Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and Taiwan were closed for the holiday.

On Thursday, the S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.14% finished above 4,000 for the first time , while the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.99% and the Nasdaq Composite /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -2.67% each posted gains.

U.S. exchanges will be closed Friday , and bond trading will have an abbreviated day, closing at noon Eastern.

/zigman2/quotes/210597971/delayed
JP : Nikkei
27,448.01
-699.50 -2.49%
Volume: 0.00
May 13, 2021 3:15p
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/zigman2/quotes/207303954/delayed
JP : Japan: Tokyo
¥ 8,467.00
-713.00 -7.77%
Volume: 26.51M
May 13, 2021 3:00p
P/E Ratio
10.95
Dividend Yield
0.00%
Market Cap
¥13501.62 billion
Rev. per Employee
¥76.45M
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/zigman2/quotes/210598127/delayed
CN : China: Shanghai
3,429.54
-33.22 -0.96%
Volume: 31.93B
May 13, 2021 3:01p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598015/delayed
CN : Shenhzen Stock Exchange
2,253.30
-18.51 -0.81%
Volume: 37.52B
May 13, 2021 3:00p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598069/delayed
KR : Korea Exchange
3,122.11
-39.55 -1.25%
Volume: 1.10M
May 13, 2021 3:33p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598052/delayed
MY : Malaysia
1,582.52
+4.88 +0.31%
Volume: 0.00
May 12, 2021 5:05p
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,063.04
-89.06 -2.14%
Volume: 2.40B
May 12, 2021 5:03p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
33,587.66
-681.50 -1.99%
Volume: 383.58M
May 12, 2021 5:03p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime
US : Nasdaq
13,031.68
-357.75 -2.67%
Volume: 4.09M
May 12, 2021 5:16p
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