At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 0.18%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Fanuc Corp. (T: 6954 ), which rose 4.23% or 850.0 points to trade at 20925.0 at the close. Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (T: 6976 ) added 3.93% or 140.0 points to end at 3705.0 and Yaskawa Electric Corp. (T: 6506 ) was up 3.55% or 145.0 points to 4235.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Eisai Co., Ltd. (T: 4523 ), which lost 3.29% or 306.0 points to trade at 8997.0 in late trade. Suzuki Motor Corp. (T: 7269 ) declined 2.47% or 120.0 points to end at 4732.0 and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (T: 7211 ) shed 2.24% or 5.0 points to 218.0.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1753 to 1698 and 234 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.00 a new 6-month low.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.23% or 0.09 to $39.52 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.19% or 0.08 to hit $41.80 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.33% or 6.30 to trade at $1922.60 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.13% to 105.44, while EUR/JPY fell 0.08% to 124.28.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.16% at 93.252.
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