Asian stock market rose on Monday after President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion economic aid package, helping to reduce uncertainty as governments re-impose travel and business curbs in response to a new coronavirus variant.
The SGX Nifty surged 0.98%, The Nikkei 225 gained 0.74%,The Taiwan weighted rose 1..06%,The Jakarta Composite surged 1.41% while The Hang Seng lost 0.27%,The Set Composite fell 2.26%.
European markets rose at the start of the last trading week of 2020, as traders reacted to Brexit developments and President Donald Trump signing a $900 billion Covid-19 relief bill into law.
The CAC 40 is up 1.13% while the DAX is up 1.53%. The British FTSE 100 is closed.
North and South American markets finished mixed as of the most recent closing prices. The Bovespa gained 1.00% and the S&P 500 rose 0.35%. The IPC lost 0.52%.