Asian markets gain, boosted by U.S. jobs report

04/5/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Most Asian share markets advanced Monday, helped by a solid gain in U.S. nonfarm payrolls. Japan's Nikkei 225, Singapore's Straits Times Index and Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur Composite rose 0.5%. South Korea's Kospi Composite inched up 0.1%, while India's Sensex and shares in the Philippines added 0.8%. Markets in Australia, New Zealand, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong were closed.

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