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Tokyo: Nikkei down more than 7% amid global rout over coronavirus

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Tokyo stocks plunged more than seven per cent on Friday after global shares plunged on mounting recession fears after the US banned travel from Europe over the coronavirus outbreak.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks plunged more than seven per cent on Friday after global shares plunged on mounting recession fears after the US banned travel from Europe over the coronavirus outbreak.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 7.12 per cent or 1,322.15 points to 17,237.48 in early trade...

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