Japan stocks rose as trade closed; Nikkei 225 up 0.71%

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 appreciated 0.71%.

The biggest winners of the session were Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T :), which rose 4.97% or 340.0 points to trade at 7,180.0 at the close. NTN Corp. (T 🙂 added 2.64% or 6.0 points to end at 233.0 and Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (T 🙂 was up 2.59% or 1,760.0 points to 69,760.0 at the end of the session.

Biggest losers included Recruit assets Co Ltd (T :), which lost 3.66% or 253.0 points to trade at 6658.0 at the end of the session. GS Yuasa Corp. (T 🙂 was down 2.92% or 73.0 points to end at 2,428.0 and Z Holdings Corp (T 🙂 was down 2.73% or 19.5 points to 695.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered rising stocks in 2055 to 1475 and 260 remained unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged at 0% at 20.76.

In commodities trading, crude oil for January delivery rose 1.05% or 0.75 to $ 72.42 per barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for February delivery rose 1.09% or 0.82 to $ 75.97 a barrel, while the February gold futures contract rose 0.09%. or 1.60 to trade at $ 1,786.40 per troy ounce.

USD / JPY rose 0.15% to 113.56, while EUR / JPY fell 0.04% to 128.18.

The US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.18% to 96,250.

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