Inside Financial Markets

Japan stocks close at higher; Nikkei 225 up 1.00%

Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Fishery,Warehousing and Shipbuilding sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 1.00%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nippon Steel&Sumitomo Metal Corp. (TOKYO:5401), which rose 4.01% or 90.5 points to trade at 2349.5 at the close. Meanwhile, Fukuoka Financial Group, Inc. (TOKYO:8354) added 3.95% or 22.0 points to end at 579.0 and Hitachi Construction Machinery Co (TOKYO:6305) was up 3.75% or 62.0 points to 1716.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Nitto Boseki Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:3110), which fell 3.06% or 11.0 points to trade at 348.0 at the close. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.(TOKYO:9107) declined 2.51% or 7.0 points to end at 272.0 and Uny Group Holdings Co., Ltd.(TOKYO:8270) was down 2.48% or 18.0 points to 709.0.


Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1376 to 495.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 0.12% to 32.31.

Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.11% or 0.05 to $46.21 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.13% or 0.07 to hit $49.31 a barrel, while the December Gold contract rose 0.04% or 0.50 to trade at $1138.10 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.19% to 120.23, while EUR/JPY fell 0.17% to 134.56.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.07% at 96.16.

Baqar Hussain

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