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Tokyo: Stocks open lower on virus worries, strong yen

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Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday after plunges last week on lingering worries over the spread of the new coronavirus, with the yen firming against the US dollar.

[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday after plunges last week on lingering worries over the spread of the new coronavirus, with the yen firming against the US dollar.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 1.09 per cent or 230.80 points to 20,912.16 in early trade, while the broader...

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