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Japan's Nikkei index hits 30-year high on expanded US stimulus hopes

All but four of the 33 sector sub-indexes on the Tokyo exchange traded higher

Japan's Nikkei Stock Average jumped 1.63% on Tuesday to its highest since August 1990. (Photo by Arisa Moriyama)

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a three-decade high on Tuesday as investor risk appetite improved on hopes that the long-awaited U.S. pandemic relief package would be expanded.

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