Tokyo Stocks Plunge 2.2% As Results Show Tight US Election

Tokyo stocks plunge 2.2% as results show tight US election

TOKYO, Nov 9, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 09th Nov, 2016 ) - Tokyo stocks plunged Wednesday as polls suggested that market-favoured Hillary Clinton was struggling in her bitter battle against Donald Trump for the US presidency. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index dropped 2.2 percent, or 382.48 points, to 16,788.90 by the lunch break, after swinging between gains and losses for most of the morning as early election results trickled in.