A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Stock index blood bath extends to Asia-Pacific as widening spread of coronavirus outbreak sets off worst market sell-offs since 2008

  • In the US, S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average fell into correction territory
  • Benchmark indexes fell in every stock market in the Asia-Pacific, from India to New Zealand, except for the KSE-100 in Karachi

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly before the closing bell as the market takes a significant dip in New York on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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