Asian Stocks Extend Rally to Second Day on ECB Stimulus Optimism

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  • India shares erase gains as central bank holds firm on rates
  • Japan’s Topix climbs back to January high as yen weakens

Why the ECB Faces a 'Trickier' Time in 2017

Asian stocks rose, extending a rally to a second day, as Japanese shares gained and optimism grew that the European Central Bank will continue its bond-buying program. Indian shares erased gains after policy makers unexpectedly kept interest rates unchanged.

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