Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.53%

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Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.53%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Friday, as losses in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.53%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (T: 7201 ), which rose 8.75% or 35.8 points to trade at 444.8 at the close. Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (T: 9983 ) added 3.49% or 2810.0 points to end at 83430.0 and Seiko Epson Cor (T: 6724 ) was up 2.71% or 36.0 points to 1362.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Trend Micro Inc. (T: 4704 ), which lost 7.06% or 440.0 points to trade at 5790.0 in late trade. Haseko Corp (T: 1808 ) declined 6.96% or 92.0 points to end at 1230.0 and Tokyo Dome Corp. (T: 9681 ) shed 6.55% or 63.0 points to 899.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2717 to 845 and 138 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 21.87.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 1.56% or 0.64 to $40.48 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 1.15% or 0.50 to hit $43.03 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.26% or 4.85 to trade at $1878.15 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.11% to 105.00, while EUR/JPY fell 0.05% to 124.03.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 92.922.

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