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Asian stocks hit record on Biden stimulus hopes

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Asian stocks hit record on Biden stimulus hopes

Asian stocks hit record on Biden stimulus hopes

Asian stocks jumped to fresh record highs on Thursday as investors bet the new U.S. administration will mean more and bigger stimulus spending.

Julian Satterthwaite reports.


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