Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.44%

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Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.44%

Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Railway & Bus , Transportation Equipment and Marine Transport sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 gained 0.44%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Komatsu Ltd. (T: 6301 ), which rose 5.69% or 198.0 points to trade at 3678.0 at the close. Concordia Financial Group Ltd (T: 7186 ) added 4.72% or 29.0 points to end at 644.0 and Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T: 6479 ) was up 4.65% or 103.0 points to 2318.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included DeNA Co Ltd (T: 2432 ), which lost 4.75% or 121.0 points to trade at 2424.0 in late trade. Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. (T: 5802 ) declined 3.09% or 60.5 points to end at 1898.0 and Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (T: 5301 ) shed 2.27% or 27.0 points to 1160.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1661 to 1609 and 231 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 2.41% to 17.03.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.45% or 0.26 to $57.66 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.59% or 0.37 to hit $63.00 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.13% or 1.64 to trade at $1274.84 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.06% to 112.60, while EUR/JPY rose 0.15% to 134.15.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 92.92.

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