ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Nikkei Markets

Asian stocks skid amid crude oil rout, virus fears

Oil-related shares lead losses after Brent futures plunge

HONG KONG (Nikkei Markets) -- Asian stocks outside of Japan slumped Monday, as a rout in crude oil prices worsened risk sentiment that was already under pressure from the coronavirus outbreak.

The Nikkei Asia300 index tumbled 5% to 1,227.55.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more