Japan stocks rose as trade closed; Nikkei 225 up 0.83%
Investing.com – Japanese stocks were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in, and sectors propelled stocks higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the gain of 0.83%.
The biggest winners of the session were Toho Zinc Co., Ltd. (T :), which rose 4.86% or 107.0 points to trade at 2308.0 at the close. Tokyu Fudosan (T 🙂 added 4.40% or 27.0 points to end at 640.0 and Recruit assets Co Ltd (T 🙂 was up 3.69% or 247.0 points to 6,947.0 at the end of the session.
Biggest losers included Eisai Co., Ltd. (T :), which lost 9.06% or 645.0 points to trade at 6477.0 at the end of the session. Hitachi Ltd (T 🙂 lost 3.15% or 197.0 points to end at 6,049.0 and Konami Corp. (T 🙂 lost 1.73% or 100.0 points to 5,680.0.
The advancing stocks outnumbered those falling from 2217 to 1313 and 269 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged at 0% as of 21.01.
In commodities trading, crude oil for February delivery rose 0.03% or 0.02 to $ 72.78 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for March delivery was unchanged at 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $ 75.28 a barrel, while the February gold futures contract rose 0.24 % or 4.35 to trade at $ 1,806.55 per troy ounce.
USD / JPY rose 0.14% to 114.27, while EUR / JPY rose 0.21% to 129.49.
The US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.00% to 96.060.