GameStop, AMC Jump as Robinhood Set to Allow Limited Buying on Friday By

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By Yasin Ebrahim –  GameStop, AMC, Nokia (NYSE:) and a slew of other “meme stocks” backed by retail investors jumped in after-hours trade Thursday, after online trading platform Robinhood said it would lift some trading restrictions on the stocks.

GameStop (NYSE:) rose 31% to $259 in after-hours trade after closing down 43%. AMC Entertainment (NYSE:) 21% to $10.56 after falling 56% on the day. Nokia ended the day down 13.25%, Naked Brand Group Ltd (NASDAQ:) rose 6% in after-hours trade, while Express Inc (NYSE:)11% and Blackberry (TSX:) rose 8%.

“Starting tomorrow, we plan to allow limited buys of these securities. We’ll continue to monitor the situation and may make adjustments as needed,” Robinhood said in a statement.

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