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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.11%

Stock MarketsNov 09, 2017 02:45AM ET
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Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Transportation Equipment, Banking and Insurance sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.11%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:6479), which rose 9.56% or 211.0 points to trade at 2419.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (T:3099) added 5.60% or 69.0 points to end at 1301.0 and Shimizu Corp. (T:1803) was up 5.49% or 70.0 points to 1344.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Unitika, Ltd. (T:3103), which fell 8.38% or 84.0 points to trade at 918.0 at the close. Toyobo Co., Ltd. (T:3101) declined 6.21% or 135.0 points to end at 2038.0 and Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (T:7911) was down 5.32% or 63.0 points to 1121.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2034 to 1279 and 191 ended unchanged.

Shares in Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:6479) rose to all time highs; gaining 9.56% or 211.0 to 2419.0.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 4.48% to 17.25 a new 1-month high.

Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.05% or 0.03 to $56.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.16% or 0.10 to hit $63.59 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.11% or 1.42 to trade at $1285.12 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.26% to 113.58, while EUR/JPY fell 0.11% to 131.90.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 94.62.

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.11%
 

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Joe Jack
Joe Jack Nov 09, 2017 4:05AM ET
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Your Nikkei volatility number is wrong. It ended the day at 21.25, not 17.25. The data on this website is not regularly updated in a timely fashion.
 
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