Nikkei 225 live: Marked plunges nearly 1,500 points – biggest drop since 1990 crash | City & Business | Finance | Express.co.uk

Japan’s Nikkei share average dived on Tuesday morning to a level not seen since late October after Wall Street plunged overnight on concerns about rising bond yields and potentially rising inflation.

The Nikkei fell to as low as 21,698.52 and was down 4 per cent in the early morning.

The broader Topix fell 4.3 percent to 1,745.79.

Australian shares dropped 2.7 per cent in early trade to their lowest level since October while futures suggest Japan’s Nikkei is on course to fall more than 4 percent.

via Nikkei 225 live: Marked plunges nearly 1,500 points – biggest drop since 1990 crash | City & Business | Finance | Express.co.uk

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