Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 2.17%

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Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 2.17%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Paper & Pulp , Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 2.17% to hit a new 6-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Comsys Holdings Corp. (T: 1721 ), which rose 1.19% or 35.0 points to trade at 2971.0 at the close. Maruha Nichiro Corp (T: 1333 ) added 0.96% or 26.0 points to end at 2732.0 and Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. (T: 8804 ) was up 0.65% or 9.0 points to 1388.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (T: 6976 ), which lost 6.52% or 132.0 points to trade at 1891.0 in late trade. Yaskawa Electric Corp. (T: 6506 ) declined 5.64% or 200.0 points to end at 3345.0 and Yokogawa Electric Corp. (T: 6841 ) shed 5.53% or 111.0 points to 1896.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 3133 to 440 and 150 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 17.31.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.33% or 0.18 to $53.99 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.19% or 0.11 to hit $58.69 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.32% or 4.85 to trade at $1542.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.22% to 105.62, while EUR/JPY rose 0.06% to 117.53.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.21% at 97.732.

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