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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.26%

Stock MarketsJul 28, 2020 03:35AM ET
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Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.26%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. (T:4568), which rose 10.28% or 891.0 points to trade at 9557.0 at the close. Meanwhile, CyberAgent Inc (T:4751) added 4.34% or 250.0 points to end at 6010.0 and Fujifilm Holdings Corp. (T:4901) was up 3.10% or 148.0 points to 4925.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (T:7211), which fell 12.64% or 34.0 points to trade at 235.0 at the close. Hitachi Construction Machinery Co (T:6305) declined 6.23% or 205.0 points to end at 3085.0 and Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:3382) was down 4.82% or 167.0 points to 3296.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2428 to 1040 and 205 ended unchanged.

Shares in Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (T:7211) fell to all time lows; losing 12.64% or 34.0 to 235.0.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 22.70.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.10% or 0.04 to $41.56 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.30% or 0.13 to hit $44.03 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.61% or 11.85 to trade at $1919.15 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.16% to 105.53, while EUR/JPY fell 0.12% to 123.67.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 93.852.

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.26%
 

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