Japan’s Mothers Index Plummets as Sosei Fuels Small-Cap Selloff

  • Sosei, the biggest stock in the gauge, plunges after earnings
  • Mothers drops 7.8%, resuming declines after Monday’s losses

A measure tracking Japan’s start-up shares plunged by the most in three months, sending volatility soaring, as a selloff in small-caps sparked by disappointing earnings from its biggest member picked up speed.

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