Asia Stocks Finish Higher

Europe markets end higher; Canada shares end slightly higher

In Asia, stocks finished higher. Japan's Nikkei 225 index rose 128.64 points, or 1.49%, to 8,785.87, its highest level since Feb. 17. Meanwhile, Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index increased 55.62 points, or 0.58%, to 9,694.93.

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