Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.61%

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Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.61%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.61%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (T: 7201 ), which rose 7.51% or 44.3 points to trade at 634.0 at the close. NTT Data Corp. (T: 9613 ) added 5.04% or 116.0 points to end at 2419.0 and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T: 9107 ) was up 3.37% or 170.0 points to 5220.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Toho Zinc Co., Ltd. (T: 5707 ), which lost 16.76% or 500.0 points to trade at 2483.0 in late trade. DeNA Co Ltd (T: 2432 ) declined 13.80% or 293.0 points to end at 1830.0 and Credit Saison Co., Ltd. (T: 8253 ) shed 10.07% or 142.0 points to 1268.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2006 to 1511 and 238 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.71.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.19% or 0.16 to $84.31 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.52% or 0.44 to hit $85.22 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.26% or 4.85 to trade at $1825.95 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.22% to 113.10, while EUR/JPY fell 0.00% to 130.79.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 94.142.

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