Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower at the close on Tuesday; losses in sectors, and, drove indices lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the drop fell 0.81%.
The best performers of the session in the were NEC Corp. (T :), which rose 3.51%, or 190.0 points, to trade at 5,610.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Mitsui OSK Lines, Ltd. (T 🙂 added 1.71% or 90.0 points to close at 5360.0 and Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (T :), rose 1.63%, 47.0 points, ending the session at 2922.0.
The worst results of the session were Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (T :), which fell 4.91%, 78.0 points, to trade at 1512.0 at the close. Inpex Corp. (T 🙂 fell 4.71%, 41.0 points, to close at 829.0 and Takashimaya Co., Ltd. (T 🙂 was down 4.68% or 61.0 points to 1,243.0.
The declining shares outnumbered those advancing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange at 2506-1019 and 214 ended unchanged.
Mitsui OSK Lines, Ltd. (T 🙂 Shares Soar to 5-Year Highs; up to 1.71% or 90.0 to 5360.0. Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (T 🙂 shares rose to 5-year highs; up to 1.63% or 47.0 to 2922.0.
The, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged at 0% at 17.52.
Crude oil for August delivery fell 0.10%, 0.07, to $ 72.84 a barrel. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, Brent oil for September delivery fell 0.23% or 0.17 to $ 73.97 a barrel, while the August gold futures contract fell 0.43% or 7.65 to trade at $ 1,773.05 a troy ounce.
USD / JPY rose 0.04% to 110.67, while EUR / JPY fell 0.08% to 131.79.
US Dollar Index futures were up 0.14% to 92.002.
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