At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 gained 0.30% to hit a new 52-week high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (T: 5713 ), which rose 3.71% or 138.0 points to trade at 3859.0 at the close. Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (T: 9983 ) added 3.34% or 1140.0 points to end at 35230.0 and Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co. (T: 5706 ) was up 3.28% or 190.0 points to 5990.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (T: 4519 ), which lost 2.07% or 100.0 points to trade at 4735.0 in late trade. Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Co., Ltd. (T: 3865 ) declined 2.02% or 15.0 points to end at 728.0 and Kikkoman Corp. (T: 2801 ) shed 1.95% or 70.0 points to 3515.0.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1607 to 1603 and 268 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 4.21% to 15.01.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.30% or 0.15 to $50.64 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.16% or 0.09 to hit $57.09 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.11% or 1.36 to trade at $1271.84 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.18% to 113.01, while EUR/JPY rose 0.08% to 132.23.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 93.89.
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