Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.99%



© Reuters. Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.99%

Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the lost 0.99%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Astellas Pharma Inc. (T:), which rose 2.10% or 37.0 points to trade at 1797.5 at the close. Advantest Corp. (T:) added 2.06% or 200.0 points to end at 9890.0 and Yaskawa Electric Corp. (T:) was up 1.34% or 70.0 points to 5310.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included NTN Corp. (T:), which lost 4.95% or 16.0 points to trade at 307.0 in late trade. Fukuoka Financial Group, Inc. (T:) declined 4.71% or 99.0 points to end at 2002.0 and Shinsei Bank, Ltd. (T:) shed 4.01% or 71.0 points to 1700.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2394 to 1149 and 196 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.76.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for July delivery was up 1.00% or 0.66 to $66.98 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.90% or 0.62 to hit $69.34 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.18% or 3.35 to trade at $1908.65 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.10% to 109.70, while EUR/JPY rose 0.01% to 133.81.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 90.007.

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