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Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 2.61% -Breaking


© Reuters. Japan stocks up at closing trade, Nikkei 225 higher 2.61% – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

Tokyo closed with 2.61% gain to make it a 1-month record.

These were the best performers of the session Toyota Tsusho Corp. (T:) rose by 7.10%, or 350.0 points, to close at 5280.0. Japan Tobacco Inc, (T:), gained 6.0%, or 13.0 points, to close at 23788.5. Advantest Corp. Late trade saw a 6.00% increase in T:, or 560.0 points, to 9890.0

Nomura Holdings Inc., which lost 6.31% (or 34.7 points) to trade at 515.3 by the end of the session was the worst performer. NEC Corp. The (T:), fell by 2.41% to 5680.0, which is 140.0 more points Seiko Epson Cor The (T:), was down 1.53%, or 31.0 point to 1995.0.

By 2722 to 847 respectively, rising stocks outnumbered those on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. 167 was unchanged.

Japan Tobacco Inc. (T:), shares rose 52 weeks to new highs. They gained 6.40%, or 143.0 to 23378.5.

The implied volatility index of Nikkei’s 225 options was unchanged at 0% and 21.88.

Dec delivery crude oil fell 0.51 or 0.61% to $83.06 per barrel. Brent oil fell 0.33 percent or $0.3 to $83.39 per barrel in commodity trading. The December Gold Futures contract rose 1.85 or 0.01 to $1785.75 an ounce.

USD/JPY increased 0.31% at 114.35 while EUR/JPY gained 0.27% at 132.15.

US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.3% at 94.240

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