Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.09%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.09%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 0.09%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Fujitsu Ltd. (T: 6702 ), which rose 3.96% or 530.0 points to trade at 13920.0 at the close. Nitto Denko Co (T: 6988 ) added 3.32% or 200.0 points to end at 6230.0 and Daikin Industries, Ltd. (T: 6367 ) was up 3.28% or 625.0 points to 19660.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Unitika, Ltd. (T: 3103 ), which lost 4.02% or 15.0 points to trade at 358.0 in late trade. Suzuki Motor Corp. (T: 7269 ) declined 3.64% or 142.0 points to end at 3760.0 and ANA Holdings Inc (T: 9202 ) shed 3.21% or 79.5 points to 2398.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2027 to 1464 and 206 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 22.62.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 1.10% or 0.45 to $40.30 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 1.09% or 0.47 to hit $42.67 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.02% or 0.45 to trade at $1809.55 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.22% to 107.22, while EUR/JPY rose 0.38% to 122.73.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 95.900.

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