At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.04% to hit a new 1-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (TYO: 6952 ), which rose 3.95% or 50.00 points to trade at 1,316.00 at the close. Inpex Corp. (TYO: 1605 ) added 3.26% or 57.00 points to end at 1,807.00 and Yamaha Corp. (TYO: 7951 ) was up 3.19% or 180.00 points to 5,830.00 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO: 9107 ), which lost 11.13% or 1,160.00 points to trade at 9,260.00 in late trade. Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (TYO: 9104 ) declined 7.74% or 270.00 points to end at 3,220.00 and Nippon Yusen K.K (TYO: 9101 ) shed 6.99% or 740.00 points to 9,850.00.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1845 to 1649 and 277 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 0.15% to 19.44.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.29% or 0.36 to $121.75 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August fell 0.19% or 0.24 to hit $123.34 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.16% or 2.90 to trade at $1,853.60 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.47% to 133.60, while EUR/JPY fell 0.48% to 143.13.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 102.56.
Add Chart to Comment
We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind:
- Enrich the conversation
- Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
- Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
- Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
- NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
- Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
- Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
- Only English comments will be allowed.
Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.