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Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.10% -Breaking


© Reuters. Japan stocks up at the close of trade, Nikkei225 up 1.1% – 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.

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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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