TOKYO, June 21 (Reuters) - Japanese government bond prices slipped on Thursday, as a lull in China-U.S. trade conflict soothed nerves and curbed investor demand for safe-haven debt. JGBs were pressured as Japanese stocks stretched gains amid the continuing ebb in risk aversion with the Nikkei rising 0.65 percent. Reuters
Hi, what does "stretched gains" mean here?
When I looked for strentch on Longman, it says:
[intransitive, transitive] if you make an amount of money, food etc stretch or it stretches, you use less of it than you usually would so that you have it for a longer time Longman
Does it mean Japanese stocks are using less gains?