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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.27% -Breaking


© Reuters. Japan stocks are lower as of close to trade. Nikkei 225 was down 0.27% – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

Tokyo closed at 0.27%.

They were the top performers at the session Unitika, Ltd. (TYO-), which rose by 4.57%, or 10.00 points, to trade at 229.00 at close. Meanwhile, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO:), an additional 4.17% (41,000 points) was added to bring the total up to 10,240.00 Keio Corp. Late trade saw a 4.06% increase in the THO: or 165.00 points, to 4,230.00

They were also the worst performers of the session. DeNA Co Ltd (TYO) fell 8.6%, or 170.00 points, to close at 1,816.00. Mitsubishi Electric Corp (TYO) fell 4.15%, or 59.00 point to close at 1,363.50 Advantest Corp. (TYO:), was lower by 3.63% (31,000 points) to 8,220.00

Stocks that are rising outnumbered stocks on Tokyo Stock Exchange were more popular than those that are falling by 2065 to 1425, and ended the same as before.

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Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.’s shares rose to new 5-year highs. The increase was 4.17%, which is 410.00, and 10,240.00.

The implied volatility index of Nikkei’s 225 options was lower by 3.29%, to 23.50.

The July delivery of crude oil was 0.69 percent higher at $111.02 per barrel. Brent oil, which is available for August delivery, rose 0.43 or 0.39 to reach $111.55/barrel, while June Gold Futures contracts rose 0.12% or 2.29, trading at $1.848.59/ton.

USD/JPY decreased 0.36% to 125.66, while EUR/JPY fell 0.29 to 135.57.

The US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.4% to 102.04.