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Tokyo: Stocks fall more than 3% in opening trade

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 08:40


[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened sharply lower Thursday following a heavy sell-off on Wall Street that knocked hopes of a sustained turnaround on global financial markets.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange tumbled 3.11 per cent, or 551.41 points, to 17,164.22 in opening deals.


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