Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.84%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.84%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Marine Transport , Rubber and Pharmaceutical Industry sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.84%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nitto Denko Co (TYO: 6988 ), which rose 5.20% or 585.00 points to trade at 11,840.00 at the close. Mazda Motor Corp (TYO: 7261 ) added 4.35% or 74.00 points to end at 1,777.00 and Inpex Corp. (TYO: 1605 ) was up 4.11% or 81.50 points to 2,066.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Rakuten Inc (TYO: 4755 ), which lost 4.38% or 30.00 points to trade at 654.70 in late trade. Hitachi Construction Machinery Co (TYO: 6305 ) declined 3.59% or 147.00 points to end at 3,950.00 and Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (TYO: 3863 ) shed 2.10% or 29.00 points to 1,354.00.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2694 to 1007 and 196 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 1.60% to 19.64.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was up 0.38% or 0.30 to $78.31 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.39% or 0.32 to hit $83.27 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.46% or 9.35 to trade at $2,045.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.16% to 147.93, while EUR/JPY fell 0.16% to 160.41.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 103.31.

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