Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.58% By Investing.com
Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the gained 0.58%.
The best performers of the session on the were Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:), which rose 4.24% or 310.0 points to trade at 7620.0 at the close. Meanwhile, T&D Holdings, Inc. (T:) added 3.46% or 53.0 points to end at 1585.0 and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (T:) was up 3.15% or 290.0 points to 9500.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Toho Zinc Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 4.50% or 137.0 points to trade at 2908.0 at the close. Kobe Steel, Ltd. (T:) declined 3.79% or 28.0 points to end at 710.0 and TOTO Ltd. (T:) was down 3.73% or 230.0 points to 5940.0.
Stocks that are rising outnumbered those on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, 2347 to 11,45, and 268 were unchanged.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., (T:), shares rose to five-year highs, gaining 4.24%, 310.0 to 7520.0. Shares in T&D Holdings, Inc. (T:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 3.46% or 53.0 to 1585.0. Shares in Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., rose to five-year highs, increasing 3.15%, 290.0 to 950.0.
The implied volatility index of Nikkei’s 225 options was unchanged at 0% to 19.77 by the.
Oil for October delivery fell 0.34 or 0.47 to $72.22/barrel. Brent oil fell 0.45%, or 0.34, to $75.33 per barrel in commodity trading. The December Gold Futures contract rose 0.3% or 6.20, to $1762.90 an ounce.
USD/JPY rose by 0.8% to 109.89 and EUR/JPY by 0.31% at 129.45.
US Dollar Index Futures fell 0.14% to 92.787.
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