At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 1.87%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (T: 5541 ), which rose 3.42% or 71.0 points to trade at 2147.0 at the close. KDDI Corp. (T: 9433 ) added 1.58% or 58.0 points to end at 3726.0 and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (T: 7912 ) was up 1.06% or 30.0 points to 2851.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Tokyo Electron Ltd. (T: 8035 ), which lost 4.61% or 2350.0 points to trade at 48610.0 in late trade. Kikkoman Corp. (T: 2801 ) declined 4.49% or 430.0 points to end at 9140.0 and Isuzu Motors, Ltd. (T: 7202 ) shed 4.34% or 68.0 points to 1500.0.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2860 to 652 and 225 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 20.23.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.28% or 0.23 to $83.19 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.59% or 0.51 to hit $85.31 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.11% or 1.95 to trade at $1782.95 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.14% to 114.11, while EUR/JPY fell 0.18% to 132.85.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 93.642.
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