At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.85%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Eisai Co., Ltd. (TYO: 4523 ), which rose 7.37% or 707.00 points to trade at 10,305.00 at the close. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (TYO: 6703 ) added 4.62% or 38.00 points to end at 861.00 and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO: 9107 ) was up 3.55% or 114.00 points to 3,325.00 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (TYO: 7762 ), which lost 7.30% or 65.00 points to trade at 825.00 in late trade. Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (TYO: 6976 ) declined 3.40% or 150.00 points to end at 4,260.00 and Trend Micro Inc. (TYO: 4704 ) shed 3.36% or 235.00 points to 6,760.00.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2479 to 1093 and 250 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 3.03% to 21.15.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.30% or 0.22 to $72.75 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.25% or 0.19 to hit $77.14 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.10% or 1.95 to trade at $1,960.35 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.23% to 139.81, while EUR/JPY fell 0.19% to 149.64.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 104.00.
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