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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on fresh virus worries

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday as sentiment worsened after falls on Wall Street due to fresh worries over the coronavirus and renewed US-China tensions.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Tuesday as sentiment worsened after falls on Wall Street due to fresh worries over the coronavirus and renewed US-China tensions.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.58 per cent or 131.39 points at 22,653.35 in early trade, while the broader Topix index slipped 0.40 per cent or 6.35 points to 1,566.67.

AFP

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