An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday.

IN ASIA
The Shanghai Composite Index opened at 3,346.29 points, down 3.82 points, or 0.11 percent.
The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 13,509.37 points, down 25.72 points, or 0.19 percent.
The Hang Seng Index opened at 25,330.77 points, up 49.62 points, or 0.20 percent.
The S&P/ASX 200 index opened at 6,074.00 points, down 52.20 points, or 0.85 percent.
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average opened at 23,246.50 points, up 37.64 points, or 0.16 percent.
The Straits Times Index opened at 2,547.71 points, up 27.90 points, or 1.11 percent.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index opened at 2,362.22 points, up 17.77 points, or 0.76 percent.

IN THE UNITED STATES
The S&P 500 Index closed at 3,484.55 points, up 5.82 points, or 0.17 percent.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 28,492.27 points, up 160.35 points, or 0.57 percent.
The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 11,625.34 points, down 39.72 points, or 0.34 percent.

IN EUROPE
The DAX Index closed at 13,096.36 points, down 93.79 points, or 0.71 percent.
The FTSE 100 Index closed at 5,999.99 points, down 45.61 points, or 0.75 percent.
The Paris CAC 40 closed at 5,015.97 points, down 32.46 points, or 0.64 percent.

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