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Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.93% -Breaking


© Reuters. Japan stocks up at the close of trade, Nikkei225 up 0.93%

Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

Tokyo closed with the currency rising 0.93% for a 1-month record.

Z Holdings Corp. T: was among the top performers for the session. It rose by 7.20%, or 52.8 points, to close at 786.0. In the meantime JTEKT Corp. T: added 5.41%, or 53.0 point to reach 1032.0 Hitachi Zosen Corp. Late trade saw a rise in (T:), which was up 5.33%, or 45.0 points, to 890.0

These were the worst performers of the session. Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding T: fell 14.59%, or 83.0 point to trade at 486.0 after the close. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. The (T:), which fell 8.64% to 490.0 points to reach 5180.0, ended at 51800.0 Konica Minolta, Inc. (T:), was down 8.57%, or 48.0 points to 512.0.

The Tokyo Stock Exchange saw rising stocks surpass declining stocks by 2349 to 199, and ended the day unchanged at 208

Z Holdings Corp shares rose 52 weeks to their highest level; they gained 7.20%, or 52.8 to 7866.0.

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

Dec delivery crude oil fell 0.45%, or 0.36, to $80.50/barrel. Brent oil, which was due for delivery January 1, fell 0.4%, or 0.03, to reach $81.96/barrel. Meanwhile, the December Gold Futures contract rose 10.20 or 0.58% to trade at $1774.10 per troy ounce.

USD/JPY rose 0.25%, to 114.26. EUR/JPY declined 0.09%, to 132.21.

US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.2% at 94.127.

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