© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.80%
biedexmarkets.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the fell 0.80%.
The best performers of the session on the were Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (TYO:), which rose 5.83% or 36.50 points to trade at 662.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Nippon Yusen K.K (TYO:) added 5.34% or 222.00 points to end at 4,382.00 and Mazda Motor Corp (TYO:) was up 5.32% or 93.50 points to 1,852.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tokyo Electron Ltd. (TYO:), which fell 5.23% or 1,145.00 points to trade at 20,750.00 at the close. Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (TYO:) declined 4.42% or 645.00 points to end at 13,935.00 and Advantest Corp. (TYO:) was down 4.03% or 670.00 points to 15,955.00.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2122 to 1536 and 217 ended unchanged.
Shares in Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (TYO:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 5.83% or 36.50 to 662.60. Shares in Nippon Yusen K.K (TYO:) rose to all time highs; gaining 5.34% or 222.00 to 4,382.00. Shares in Mazda Motor Corp (TYO:) rose to 5-year highs; up 5.32% or 93.50 to 1,852.50.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 0.50% to 15.99 a new 3-months low.
Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.60% or 0.54 to $91.12 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.35% or 0.33 to hit $94.76 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.03% or 0.65 to trade at $1,954.05 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.12% to 147.78, while EUR/JPY rose 0.01% to 157.83.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 104.83.