| March 30th | 2020 11:36PM
Asian stocks rise after Wall Street health-care-led rally
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares surged Tuesday after a rally in U.S. stocks, mostly spurred by health care companies' announcements of developments that could aid in the coronavirus outbreak.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% in morning trading to 19,243.91. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 2.0% to 5,285.50, while South Korea's Kospi picked up 1.6% to 1,743.84.