Nikkei Posts Huge Gain, As Markets Rally All Around The World

Happy Friday!

After an initial post-earthquake dip, the Nikkei ended up with a big 1.85% gain. Shares of TEPCO surged 23%, limit up.


Other markets are having a nice Friday as well. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.7%.

France is up 0.84%. The DAX is up 0.6%. The euro is surging. US markets are up modestly.

All in all, a very bush looking close to the week, at least at this hour.

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