Tokyo's Nikkei closes up more than 2.3%

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Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index jumped more than 2.3% on Friday, extending Wall Street rallies, with investors bullish despite the virus state of emergency declared in and around Tokyo.

The Nikkei 225 index gained 2.36%, or 648.90 points, to close at 28 139.03 - hitting another 30-year high - while the broader Topix index rose 1.57%, or 28.64 points, to 1 854.94.

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