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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.75%

Published 11/09/2021, 02:35 AM
© Reuters.  Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.75%

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 lost 0.75%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Softbank Group Corp. (T:9984), which rose 10.50% or 647.0 points to trade at 6808.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Taisei Corp. (T:1801) added 6.78% or 235.0 points to end at 3700.0 and Kajima Corp. (T:1812) was up 5.45% or 74.0 points to 1433.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (T:7012), which fell 9.24% or 215.0 points to trade at 2112.0 at the close. Unitika, Ltd. (T:3103) declined 8.68% or 31.0 points to end at 326.0 and Fujikura Ltd. (T:5803) was down 6.61% or 41.0 points to 579.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2719 to 853 and 184 ended unchanged.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.71.

Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.02% or 0.02 to $81.95 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.04% or 0.03 to hit $83.40 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.20% or 3.70 to trade at $1824.30 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.31% to 112.86, while EUR/JPY fell 0.26% to 130.85.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 93.965.

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