URGENT: Nikkei index retakes 30,000 mark for 1st time since Feb. 25

Economy

The Nikkei stock index extended gains in mid-morning trading Tuesday, rising above the 30,000 mark for the first time since Feb. 25, after major U.S. stock indexes ended at record highs overnight. The advance of the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average followed a five-day winning streak.

Kyodo News

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