Tokyo Stocks Dive 5.4% As Trump Closes In On White House

Tokyo stocks dive 5.4% as Trump closes in on White House

TOKYO, Nov 9, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 09th Nov, 2016 ) - Japanese shares went into free fall on Wednesday as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared to be closing in on the White House. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index plummeted 5.4 percent, or 919.84 points, to 16,251.54 after a wild day of trading, while the Topix index of all first-section issues dropped 4.57 percent, or 62.33 points, to 1,301.16.