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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.86%

Stock MarketsMar 02, 2021 02:35AM 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 0.86%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Hitachi Zosen Corp. (T:7004), which rose 4.85% or 33.0 points to trade at 713.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Haseko Corp (T:1808) added 3.58% or 50.0 points to end at 1446.0 and Chiyoda Corp. (T:6366) was up 3.52% or 16.0 points to 470.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Z Holdings Corp (T:4689), which fell 4.82% or 32.2 points to trade at 636.3 at the close. Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (T:7003) declined 4.09% or 19.0 points to end at 445.0 and NTT Data Corp. (T:9613) was down 3.87% or 68.0 points to 1689.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2219 to 1295 and 238 ended unchanged.

Shares in Hitachi Zosen Corp. (T:7004) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 4.85% or 33.0 to 713.0.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 26.24.

Crude oil for April delivery was down 0.86% or 0.52 to $60.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May fell 0.93% or 0.59 to hit $63.10 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.35% or 5.95 to trade at $1717.05 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.11% to 106.86, while EUR/JPY fell 0.19% to 128.35.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.27% at 91.282.

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.86%
 

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