Asian stock markets fall amid rising coronavirus cases

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Asian stock markets fall amid rising coronavirus cases

Apr 01, 2020 16:20 IST

Asian stock markets fell on Wednesday as investors contemplating the prospect of lengthy lockdowns as the coronavirus continues its deadly sweep across the planet. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index fell 4.5% on Wednesday, and the Kospi index in South Korea fell 3.9%. The Hang Seng index in Hong Kong dropped 2.2%. The Shanghai Composite index in mainland China fell 0.6%.

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