Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.28%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.28%
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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 gained 0.28%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. (T: 4021 ), which rose 3.13% or 170.0 points to trade at 5600.0 at the close. Taiheiyo Cement Corp. (T: 5233 ) added 2.78% or 68.0 points to end at 2514.0 and Yahoo Japan Corp. (T: 4689 ) was up 2.67% or 18.0 points to 692.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Fujikura Ltd. (T: 5803 ), which lost 3.53% or 11.0 points to trade at 301.0 in late trade. Konica Minolta, Inc. (T: 4902 ) declined 2.71% or 9.0 points to end at 323.0 and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T: 9107 ) shed 2.67% or 30.0 points to 1093.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1814 to 1685 and 226 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 21.56.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.71% or 0.30 to $42.64 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.62% or 0.28 to hit $45.21 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.40% or 7.70 to trade at $1954.70 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.04% to 105.83, while EUR/JPY rose 0.19% to 125.00.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 93.102.

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