Asia Markets Rattled by Pound’s ‘Flash Crash’ to a Fresh 31-Year-Low

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were rattled Friday after the pound briefly and mysteriously plummeted to a fresh 31-year low in early trading amid persistent concerns about Britain’s exit from the European Union. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.2 percent to 16,860.09 and South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.5 percent to 2,054.54. Hong…

via Asia Markets Rattled by Pound’s ‘Flash Crash’ to a Fresh 31-Year-Low — TIME