The Nikkei jumps 2% to 13,549.16, its highest close since July 2008, as the Bank of Japan's...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Nikkei jumps 2% to 13,549.16, its highest close since July 2008, as the Bank of Japan's aggressive easing policy continues to turbo charge the market. The yen is up a bit vs the dollar, but is at 99.67 and still threatening 100. Meanwhile, other Asian shares are mixed. Hong Kong +0.2%, China -0.3%, India +0.2%.