Japan’s Nikkei surges 8% as $2 trillion U.S. aid deal lifts world markets

Japan’s Nikkei 225 surged 8 per cent and other world markets also jumped Wednesday after U.S. Congress and the White House reached a deal to inject nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.

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