| July 3rd | 2020 1:45AM
Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report
Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index picked up 0.3% to 22,211.89, while the Shanghai Composite index jumped 1% to 3,121.74. In South Korea, the Kospi gained 0.4% to 2,142.74, and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.1% to 6,037.60. India's Sensex added 0.5% to 36,009,96.