Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.06%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.06%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Marine Transport , Pharmaceutical Industry and Transportation Equipment sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.06%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd. (T: 2503 ), which rose 4.34% or 129.5 points to trade at 3110.0 at the close. ANA Holdings Inc (T: 9202 ) added 3.25% or 137.5 points to end at 4362.5 and IHI Corp. (T: 7013 ) was up 2.71% or 110.0 points to 4172.5 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Ebara Corp. (T: 6361 ), which lost 3.85% or 155.0 points to trade at 3870.0 in late trade. Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (T: 7735 ) declined 3.48% or 330.0 points to end at 9165.0 and NSK Ltd. (T: 6471 ) shed 3.45% or 46.0 points to 1287.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2190 to 1139 and 243 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 4.82% to 16.96 a new 1-month high.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was down 0.83% or 0.59 to $70.12 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 1.32% or 1.04 to hit $77.75 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to trade at $1304.40 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.25% to 109.52, while EUR/JPY rose 0.24% to 128.35.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 93.75.

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