Risk-on mood pushes the Nikkei 1.2% higher

Published: March 19 2023, 11:41 GMT+0

Risk-on mood pushes the Nikkei 1.2% higher

Friday at a glance: 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. Dow Jones goes down 1.19% Friday and closed at 32,247. After ending Friday's session at 14,967, DAX lost 198.9 points and is trading around 14,768.

Trading mostly sideways for 2 months. The Nikkei is now trading 175,066% above the significant low (15.42) it slumped to 6 months ago.