Tokyo stock market down 3% on fears of new Covid variant

TOKYO, 26 NOV – The Tokyo Stock Exchange accentuates the losses in the afternoon session, down to 3% or more, settling at the lowest in a month, on the fears of an expansion of infections from Covid at a global level and the signaling of a new variant of the virus in South Africa, considered highly contagious. After the afternoon break, the Nikkei recorded a decrease of 2.72%, leaving more than 800 points on the ground. The yen also reverses its course, appreciating against the dollar at 114.70 (ANSA).

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