Asian markets closed higher. In Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 closed up 299.06 points, or 2.15%, to 14,176.83. The rise was supported largely by foreign investors adjusting positions with the reshuffle in the MSCI index. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng jumped 262.09 points, or 1.95%, to close at 13,721.27.
Canadian financial markets were closed Monday for the Victoria Day holiday. Regular trading will resume Tuesday, May 22.