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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.64%

Published 12/03/2019, 02:35 AM
Updated 12/03/2019, 02:35 AM
© Reuters.  Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.64% – 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 0.64%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:9107), which rose 1.76% or 33.0 points to trade at 1912.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:6479) added 1.53% or 33.0 points to end at 2192.0 and Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc (T:8750) was up 1.50% or 26.5 points to 1788.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Maruha Nichiro Corp (T:1333), which fell 3.91% or 115.0 points to trade at 2823.0 at the close. Eisai Co., Ltd. (T:4523) declined 3.58% or 289.0 points to end at 7783.0 and Kikkoman Corp. (T:2801) was down 3.39% or 190.0 points to 5410.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2351 to 1191 and 221 ended unchanged.

Shares in Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:9107) rose to 52-week highs; rising 1.76% or 33.0 to 1912.0. Shares in Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:6479) rose to 52-week highs; rising 1.53% or 33.0 to 2192.0.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 13.85 a new 3-months low.

Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.48% or 0.27 to $56.23 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in February rose 0.31% or 0.19 to hit $61.11 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.10% or 1.50 to trade at $1467.70 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.12% to 109.11, while EUR/JPY rose 0.12% to 120.86.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 97.817.

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