- Title: Asia stocks up after FBI clears Hillary Clinton
- Date: 7th November 2016
- Summary: TOKYO, JAPAN (NOVEMBER 7, 2016) (REUTERS) EXTERIOR OF TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE (TSE) BUILDING SIGN READING (English): "JPX TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE" TSE STAFF WORKING ELECTRONIC STOCK BOARD ELECTRONIC STOCK BOARD SHOWING NIKKEI AVERAGE AT 17156.29 up 30.26 POINTS ELECTRONIC STOCK BOARD TSE MARKET CENTER TSE STAFF WORKING TSE MARKET CENTER AND REVOLVING STOCK PRICE TICKER REVOLVING STOCK PRICE TICKER JPX GRAPHIC ON SCREEN SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (NOVEMBER 7, 2016) (REUTERS) TRAFFIC ON SEOUL STREETS PEOPLE WALKING ACROSS STREET INTERIOR OF DEALING ROOM AT KEB HANA BANK ELECTRONIC BOARD SHOWING KOREA COMPOSITE STOCK PRICE INDEX (KOSPI) DEALERS WORKING DEALER LOOKING AT MONITOR DEALERS WORKING/ ELECTRONIC BOARDS SHOWING CNH/KRW EXCHANGE RATE AND KOSPI ELECTRONIC BOARDS SHOWING KOSPI AND USD/KRW EXCHANGE RATE VARIOUS OF DEALERS WORKING
- Embargoed: 22nd November 2016 02:15
- Keywords: stocks Korea Japan Kospi Nikkei Hillary Clinton election
- Location: TOKYO, JAPAN/ SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
- City: TOKYO, JAPAN/ SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA
- Country: Japan
- Topics: Economic Events,Equities Markets
- Reuters ID: LVA00157G2FR9
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Asia stocks opened higher on Monday (November 7) after the FBI said it stood by its earlier recommendation that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei stock average opened at 17126.03 up 30.26 points.
South Korean shares opened higher with the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) up 0.89 percent at 1,999.72 points in the first 10 minutes of trading.
The FBI said on Sunday (November 6) it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the U.S. election.
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