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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 1.13% By

© Reuters. Japan stocks are lower as of close to trade. Nikkei225 was down 1.133% – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

Tokyo closed with a loss of 1.13%, marking a new one-month low.

These were the best performers of the session J.Front Retailing Co., Ltd. T:, which rose 5.34% (or 56.0 points) to trade at 1104.0 by the close. During the meantime, Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. T: added 5.30%, or 17.0 points to reach 338.0 Mitsubishi Motors Corp. T: was up by 5.19%, or 16.0 points, to 324.0 late trade.

They were also the session’s worst performers Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. T:, which dropped 8.42% (490.0 points) to trade at 5330.0 by the close. Nippon Yusen K.K The (T:), fell 8.7% or 670.0 to finish at 7630.0 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. T: was at 6970.0, down 7.19% (540.0)

The Tokyo Stock Exchange saw falling stocks surpass advancing stock by 2268, 1299, and 179 ending unchanged.

The was unchanged from 0% to 23,94 for the, which is used to measure implied volatility for Nikkei options 225.

Crude oil was 0.50 off to reach $75.38 per barrel for November delivery. Brent oil, which was due for delivery December 11, fell 0.47 or 0.59% to reach $78.81/barrel, and the December Gold Futures contract lost 0.26%, or 4.50, to trade at $1753.90/troy ounce.

USD/JPY increased 0.09% at 111.15 while EUR/JPY increased 0.17% at 128.94.

US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.1% at 94.058.

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