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Tokyo stocks plunge on variant fears
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Tokyo, Nov 26, 2021 (AFP) - Tokyo stocks ended sharply lower on Friday, falling over three percent at one point, as news of a new Covid-19 variant spooked investors and strengthened the safe haven yen.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index managed to trim losses in late trade and ended down 2.53 percent or 747.66 points to 28,751.62. The broader Topix index slipped 2.01 percent or 40.71 points to 1 ...