At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 gained 1.83% to hit a new 3-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nippon Yusen K.K (T: 9101 ), which rose 9.96% or 890.0 points to trade at 9830.0 at the close. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T: 9107 ) added 9.60% or 510.0 points to end at 5820.0 and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (T: 9104 ) was up 6.27% or 530.0 points to 8980.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (T: 9503 ), which lost 2.72% or 30.0 points to trade at 1073.5 in late trade. Chiba Bank Ltd (T: 8331 ) declined 2.27% or 16.0 points to end at 689.0 and Maruha Nichiro Corp (T: 1333 ) shed 1.23% or 31.0 points to 2485.0.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2446 to 1081 and 252 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.29.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was down 1.18% or 0.82 to $68.47 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 1.16% or 0.84 to hit $71.77 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.31% or 5.65 to trade at $1828.05 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.15% to 109.90, while EUR/JPY rose 0.01% to 130.40.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.23% at 92.248.
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