Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.10% -Breaking
Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
The gained 1.10% at the Tokyo close to reach a new one-month high.
These were the best performers of the session Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (T:) climbed 5.88%, or 73.00 point to trade at 1,315.00 after the close. Meanwhile, Yamaha Motor Co Ltd T: added 4.19%, or 112.00 point to reach 2,788.00 Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. Late trade saw a 4.09% increase in T: or 226.00 point to 5,748.00
They were also the worst performers of the session. Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (T:) fell by 2.22%, or 95.00 points, to close at 4,190.00 West Japan Railway Co. (T:), declined by 2.15% (112.00 points) to close at 5,107.00. Eneos Holdings Inc, (T:), was down 2.06% (10.10 points) and to 479.70.
Stocks that are rising outnumbered those in decline on Tokyo Stock Exchange were 2462 to 1102, and 229 stood unchanged.
The implied volatility index of Nikkei options was up by 1.87% to 25.03.
May’s crude oil delivery dropped 0.28%, or 0.30, to $105.66/barrel. Brent oil, which was due for delivery June 3, fell by 0.03 or 0.03% to reach $109.46/barrel, and the April Gold Futures contract, which fell 1.05%, or 20.40, traded at $1.919.40 per troy ounce.
USD/JPY declined by 0.2% at 123.64. EUR/JPY climbed 0.09% to 136.15.
US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.5% to 98.90.
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