Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.14%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.14%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.14%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Softbank Group Corp. (T: 9984 ), which rose 4.40% or 283.0 points to trade at 6712.0 at the close. Hitachi Construction Machinery Co (T: 6305 ) added 4.33% or 140.0 points to end at 3375.0 and Keio Corp. (T: 9008 ) was up 3.89% or 220.0 points to 5880.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (T: 7012 ), which lost 9.03% or 233.0 points to trade at 2347.0 in late trade. Toho Zinc Co., Ltd. (T: 5707 ) declined 4.53% or 165.0 points to end at 3480.0 and Hitachi Zosen Corp. (T: 7004 ) shed 4.36% or 41.0 points to 900.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2101 to 1411 and 243 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 20.96.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.63% or 0.52 to $81.92 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.59% or 0.50 to hit $84.58 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.25% or 4.45 to trade at $1774.95 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.09% to 114.46, while EUR/JPY unchanged 0.00% to 133.02.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 93.845.

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