Tokyo stocks open lower extending Omicron rout
TOKYO, Dec 2, 2021 (BSS/AFP) - Tokyo stocks opened lower on Thursday
extending a rout on Wall Street on lingering worries over the Omicron variant
of Covid-19 and concern about US Federal Reserve policy.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 1.01 percent or 282.46 points at
27,653.16 in early trade, while the broader Topix index fell 0.65 percent or
12.60 points to 1,924.14.