Asian shares traded mostly Higher on Monday following the landslide victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French polls on Sunday, with the Nikkei share average hitting its highest level since December 2015.
Asian markets were higher across the board, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 surging 1.68 percent. The Nikkei share average also reached its highest level since December 2015.
South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index added 0.56 percent. Over in Australia, the ASX 200 was higher by 0.69 percent, driven largely by its energy and materials sub-indexes which were up 1.87 percent and 1.63 percent respectively.