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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 2.17% By


© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 2.17% – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the lost 2.17%.

The best performers of the session on the were Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 7.68% or 215.5 points to trade at 3020.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Central Japan Railway Co. (T:) added 3.15% or 500.0 points to end at 16365.0 and West Japan Railway Co. (T:) was up 2.77% or 140.0 points to 5192.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were TOTO Ltd. (T:), which fell 6.06% or 360.0 points to trade at 5580.0 at the close. Hitachi Construction Machinery Co (T:) declined 5.48% or 185.0 points to end at 3190.0 and Komatsu Ltd. (T:) was down 5.35% or 153.5 points to 2714.5.

On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, falling stocks outnumbered those in advance by 3100-547. 126 ended unchanged.

The implied volatility index of Nikkei’s 225 options was unchanged at 0% to 20% by the.

Crude oil was 0.89 more expensive than $71.03 for November delivery. Brent oil, which is available for November delivery, rose by 1.08%, 0.80, to reach $74.72/barrel. Meanwhile, the December Gold Futures contract lost 0.17%, 3.05 to trade to $1760.75/ton.

USD/JPY climbed 0.27% at 109.68 while EUR/JPY jumped 0.27% at 128.61.

US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.5% at 93.207.

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