At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.26%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (T: 5713 ), which rose 5.74% or 184.0 points to trade at 3390.0 at the close. Alps Electric Co., Ltd. (T: 6770 ) added 5.02% or 74.0 points to end at 1547.0 and DeNA Co Ltd (T: 2432 ) was up 4.95% or 63.0 points to 1337.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Yamaha Corp. (T: 7951 ), which lost 7.50% or 395.0 points to trade at 4875.0 in late trade. Softbank Group Corp. (T: 9984 ) declined 4.19% or 288.0 points to end at 6593.0 and Meiji Holdings Co., Ltd. (T: 2269 ) shed 3.77% or 330.0 points to 8430.0.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1847 to 1608 and 216 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 23.75.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.60% or 0.25 to $41.95 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.59% or 0.26 to hit $44.69 a barrel, while the October Gold Futures contract rose 1.47% or 29.55 to trade at $2038.05 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.03% to 105.73, while EUR/JPY rose 0.18% to 124.96.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.32% at 93.082.
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