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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.62% By


© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.62% – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the lost 0.62%.

The best performers of the session on the were Toho Zinc Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 4.89% or 142.0 points to trade at 3045.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Fujikura Ltd. (T:) added 4.09% or 28.0 points to end at 712.0 and Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd (T:) was up 3.58% or 100.0 points to 2890.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were TOTO Ltd. (T:), which fell 5.80% or 380.0 points to trade at 6170.0 at the close. Hitachi Zosen Corp. (T:) declined 4.29% or 43.0 points to end at 959.0 and Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (T:) was down 4.27% or 460.0 points to 10310.0.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange saw falling stocks surpass advancing by 2274, 1262, and 229 ended the same.

Toho Zinc Co., Ltd., (T:), shares reached 52-week highs, rising by 4.89%, or 142.0, to 3045.0. Fujikura Ltd.’s shares rose to new 3-year highs, rising by 4.09% (or 28.0 to 7112.0).

The implied volatility index of Nikkei’s 225 options was unchanged at 0% to 19.77 by the.

Oil for October delivery fell 0.15 percent or 0.11 to $72.50/barrel. Brent oil fell 0.12%, or 0.09, to reach $75.37 per barrel in commodity trading. The December Gold Futures contract dropped 0.42%, or 7.55, to trade at $1787.25 an ounce.

USD/JPY decreased 0.05%, to 109.31. EUR/JPY fell 0.24 percent to 128.90.

US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.7% at 92.597.

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