Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.33%

This post was originally published on this site

© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.33%© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.33%

Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the fell 0.33%.

The best performers of the session on the were Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd. (T:), which rose 7.93% or 137.0 points to trade at 1864.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Panasonic Corp (T:) added 6.88% or 63.1 points to end at 980.0 and Konami Corp. (T:) was up 6.71% or 320.0 points to 5090.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Fujikura Ltd. (T:), which fell 6.71% or 34.0 points to trade at 473.0 at the close. NTN Corp. (T:) declined 5.90% or 20.0 points to end at 319.0 and Sumitomo Corp. (T:) was down 5.64% or 99.5 points to 1663.5.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2039 to 1469 and 244 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 14.25 a new 3-months low.

Crude oil for December delivery was up 0.09% or 0.05 to $54.23 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.15% or 0.09 to hit $59.53 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.08% or 1.15 to trade at $1513.65 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.02% to 108.00, while EUR/JPY rose 0.03% to 120.48.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 97.062.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.