Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower at the close on Wednesday; sector losses, and, drove indices lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the drop fell 0.96%.
The best performers of the session in the were Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (T :), which rose 2.52%, or 80.0 points, to trade at 3,260.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T 🙂 added 1.99% or 59.0 points to close at 3,020.0 and NTT Data Corp. (T :), rose 0.98%, 17.0 points, until closing the session at 1744.0.
The worst results of the session were Mitsui Shipbuilding and Engineering (T :), which fell 7.60%, 44.0 points, to trade at 535.0 at the close. Unitika, Ltd. (T 🙂 fell 4.26% or 15.0 points to close at 337.0 and T&D Holdings, Inc. (T 🙂 was down 4.21% or 62.0 points to 1,410.0.
The declining shares outnumbered those advancing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange at 2,668 to 877 and 201 ended unchanged.
Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (T 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; gaining 2.52% or 80.0 to 3260.0.
The, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged at 0% at 15.85, a new 52-week low.
Crude oil for August delivery rose 1.08%, 0.79, to $ 74.16 a barrel. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, Brent oil for September delivery rose 0.90% or 0.67 to $ 75.20 a barrel, while the August gold futures contract was up 0.56% or 10.05 to trade at $ 1804.25 a troy ounce.
USD / JPY was up 0.06% to 110.67, while EUR / JPY was up 0.00% to 130.77.
US Dollar Index futures were up 0.03% to 92.567.
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