Nikkei, Kospi slide as automaker stocks tumble on new Trump tariff threat

Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -1.11% was down 1.1%, extending Wednesday’s losses. Automakers led the losses, with Toyota Motor Corp. 7203, -3.05% , Honda Motor Co. 7267, -3.39% and Nissan Motor Co. 7201, -1.76% all down around 3%. South Korea’s Kospi ... ( read original story ...)

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