Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.50%

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.50%

18:20 19 Ноябрь 2021 306

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.50%
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 0.50%.

Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 0.50%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (T:6976), which rose 6.84% or 440.0 points to trade at 6870.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Kubota Corp. (T:6326) added 6.20% or 145.0 points to end at 2484.5 and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (T:8031) was up 4.86% or 125.0 points to 2698.5 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were CyberAgent Inc (T:4751), which fell 4.09% or 92.0 points to trade at 2160.0 at the close. Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (T:5541) declined 3.97% or 92.0 points to end at 2226.0 and MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings (T:8725) was down 3.22% or 118.0 points to 3547.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1934 to 1604 and 220 ended unchanged.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.66 a new 1-month low.

Crude oil for January delivery was up 0.97% or 0.76 to $79.17 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January rose 0.97% or 0.79 to hit $82.03 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.08% or 1.45 to trade at $1859.95 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.07% to 114.32, while EUR/JPY fell 0.05% to 129.83.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.07% at 95.608.