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Nikkei Dives below 22,000 amid Coronavirus Concerns

Nikkei Dives below 22,000 amid Coronavirus Concerns

   Tokyo, July 31 (Jiji Press)--The benchmark Nikkei stock average nose-dived to end below 22,000 for the first time in one month Friday, as risk aversion intensified amid growing concerns over the negative economic impact of the raging novel coronavirus.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange fell 629.23 points, or 2.82 pct, to end at 21,710.00 after losing 57.88 points Thursday.

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