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US: Stocks drop more than 4%, extending rout amid coronavirus fears

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Wall Street stocks were pummeled again on Thursday as the further spread of the coronavirus exacerbated fears of a global slowdown and raised the risk of a US recession.

[NEW YORK] Wall Street stocks were pummeled again on Thursday as the further spread of the coronavirus exacerbated fears of a global slowdown and raised the risk of a US recession.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged nearly 1,200 points or 4.4 per cent, to finish at 25,766.64, its...

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