Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.37%

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Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.37%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Finance & Investment , Mining and Shipbuilding sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.37%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (T: 5713 ), which rose 5.48% or 59.0 points to trade at 1135.5 at the close. Sojitz Corp. (T: 2768 ) added 4.13% or 10.0 points to end at 252.0 and JFE Holdings, Inc. (T: 5411 ) was up 3.93% or 55.5 points to 1466.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Kajima Corp. (T: 1812 ), which lost 5.32% or 39.0 points to trade at 694.0 in late trade. Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (T: 7003 ) declined 4.91% or 8.0 points to end at 155.0 and Meidensha Corp. (T: 6508 ) shed 4.44% or 19.0 points to 409.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1257 to 612 and 128 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 2.42% to 27.51.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.80% or 0.39 to $49.01 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.71% or 0.35 to hit $49.99 a barrel, while the August Gold contract rose 0.08% or 1.05 to trade at $1243.95 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.54% to 107.11, while EUR/JPY rose 0.31% to 121.47.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.36% at 94.24.

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