Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.99%

  • Investing.com
  • Stock Market News
Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.99%
Credit: © Reuters.

Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.99%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were IHI Corp. (T: 7013 ), which rose 5.29% or 121.0 points to trade at 2407.0 at the close. Advantest Corp. (T: 6857 ) added 4.44% or 215.0 points to end at 5060.0 and Marubeni Corp. (T: 8002 ) was up 4.05% or 28.1 points to 722.7 in late trade.

Biggest losers included NKSJ Holdings, Inc. (T: 8630 ), which lost 2.84% or 127.0 points to trade at 4351.0 in late trade. CyberAgent Inc (T: 4751 ) declined 1.45% or 60.0 points to end at 4090.0 and NEC Corp. (T: 6701 ) shed 1.30% or 60.0 points to 4565.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2614 to 883 and 219 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 18.15.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.38% or 0.20 to $52.95 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.50% or 0.29 to hit $58.64 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.40% or 5.95 to trade at $1498.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.02% to 107.31, while EUR/JPY rose 0.10% to 117.81.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 98.655.

Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb

Error: File type not supported

Drop an image here or

100

Related Articles