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Tokyo: Nikkei plunges nearly 3% at open on virus fears

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Tokyo's key Nikkei index plunged nearly three per cent at the open on Friday after US and European sell-offs with investors worried about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

[TOKYO] Tokyo's key Nikkei index plunged nearly three per cent at the open on Friday after US and European sell-offs with investors worried about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Nikkei 225 lost 2.91 per cent, or 639.27 points, to 21,308.96 while the broader Topix...

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