Nikkei Tumbles below 19,000 Again on Coronavirus Concern

Nikkei Tumbles below 19,000 Again on Coronavirus Concern

   Tokyo, March 26 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo stocks took a beating on Thursday due to profit-taking and concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus, with the benchmark Nikkei average tumbling through 19,000.
   The Nikkei average of 225 selected issues listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange plunged 882.03 points, or 4.51 pct, to close at 18,664.60, after surging 1,454.28 points on Wednesday to retake the 19,000 line for the first time in two weeks.

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