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Dow drops over 1,000 points, with airline stocks routed

Nikkei futures point to sharply lower opening in global sell-off

U.S. stocks opened sharply lower Monday as investor concerns grew over reports of coronavirus outbreaks outside China.    © Reuters

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- U.S. stocks ended a brutal session Monday down more than 3% as investors worried about the global economic impact of coronavirus outbreaks rapidly spreading beyond China.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,030 points, or 3.6%, to close with its biggest one-day decline in two years.

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