Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 2.08%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 2.08%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 2.08%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (T: 4507 ), which rose 5.30% or 409.0 points to trade at 8121.0 at the close. Advantest Corp. (T: 6857 ) added 4.61% or 470.0 points to end at 10670.0 and Tokyo Electron Ltd. (T: 8035 ) was up 4.40% or 2620.0 points to 62220.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Shinsei Bank, Ltd. (T: 8303 ), which lost 1.69% or 31.0 points to trade at 1800.0 in late trade. Mitsubishi Materials Corp. (T: 5711 ) declined 1.23% or 24.0 points to end at 1920.0 and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (T: 5801 ) shed 0.77% or 17.0 points to 2195.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2523 to 1046 and 224 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 24.56.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was up 1.21% or 0.83 to $69.44 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.87% or 0.62 to hit $72.14 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.18% or 3.15 to trade at $1791.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.14% to 113.74, while EUR/JPY rose 0.23% to 128.36.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 96.455.

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