Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.23%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.23%
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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 added 1.23%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Hino Motors, Ltd. (T: 7205 ), which rose 6.80% or 45.0 points to trade at 707.0 at the close. Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (T: 9501 ) added 6.38% or 18.0 points to end at 300.0 and Central Japan Railway Co. (T: 9022 ) was up 6.22% or 915.0 points to 15615.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tokyo Electron Ltd. (T: 8035 ), which lost 1.60% or 440.0 points to trade at 27125.0 in late trade. CyberAgent Inc (T: 4751 ) declined 1.42% or 90.0 points to end at 6250.0 and KDDI Corp. (T: 9433 ) shed 0.82% or 22.0 points to 2655.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2996 to 574 and 139 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 25.96 a new 3-month high.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 1.75% or 0.65 to $37.70 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 1.58% or 0.62 to hit $39.89 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.73% or 14.00 to trade at $1893.60 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.26% to 105.60, while EUR/JPY rose 0.39% to 123.86.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 93.858.

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