Risk-on mood pushes the Nikkei 1.2% higher

Published: March 19 2023, 08:15 GMT+0

Risk-on mood pushes the Nikkei 1.2% higher

A quick look at Friday: bullish sentiment helped Nikkei to push 333.79 points higher, reaching session highs around 27,356, before consolidating until close. Ultimately, the Nikkei closed Friday at 27,334.

Meanwhile, CAC lost 1.43% Friday and closed at 7,025.72. After ending Friday's session at 32,247, Dow Jones lost 384.57 points and is trading around 31,862. DAX is down to 14,768, losing 198.9 points, after ending the previous session around 14,967.

Trading mostly sideways for 2 months. The Nikkei hit a significant low of 15.42 around 6 months ago, but has since recovered 175,066%.