Japan stocks are higher as trade close; Nikkei 225 up 2.61%
Investing.com – Japanese stocks were higher at Monday’s close, as gains in, and sectors propelled stocks higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the index gained 2.61% to a new 1-month high.
The biggest winners of the session were Toyota Tsusho Corp. (T :), which rose 7.10% or 350.0 points to trade at 5,280.0 at the close. Japan Tobacco Inc (T 🙂 added 6.40% or 143.0 points to end at 2378.5 and Advantest Corp. (T 🙂 was up 6.00% or 560.0 points to 9,890.0 at the end of the session.
Biggest losers included Nomura Holdings Inc (T :), which fell 6.31% or 34.7 points to trade to 515.3 late in the day. NEC Corp. (T 🙂 was down 2.41% or 140.0 points to end at 5,680.0 and Seiko Epson Horn (T 🙂 lost 1.53% or 31.0 points to 1995.0.
The advancing stocks outnumbered the declining 2722 to 847 stocks and 167 finished unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged at 0% at 21.88.
In commodities trading, crude oil for December delivery fell 0.59% or 0.49 to $ 83.08 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for January delivery fell 0.38% or 0.32 to $ 83.40 a barrel, while the December gold futures contract rose 0.10%. or 1.85 to trade at $ 1,785.75 per troy ounce.
USD / JPY rose 0.31% to 114.36, while EUR / JPY rose 0.27% to 132.15.
The US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.13% to 94.240.