Japan Stocks Lower At Close Of Trade; Nikkei 225 Down 0.98% By Investing.com | Old North State Wealth News
Connect with us

US News

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.98% By Investing.com

Published

on

Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the declined 0.98%.

The best performers of the session on the were Itochu Corp. (TYO:), which rose 6.42% or 408.00 points to trade at 6,768.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (TYO:) added 4.41% or 148.00 points to end at 3,505.00 and Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd (TYO:) was up 4.00% or 16.00 points to 416.00 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Shimizu Corp. (TYO:), which fell 9.16% or 88.20 points to trade at 874.30 at the close. Nintendo Co Ltd (TYO:) declined 4.28% or 349.00 points to end at 7,798.00 and Ebara Corp. (TYO:) was down 3.67% or 505.00 points to 13,255.00.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1928 to 1693 and 257 ended unchanged.

Shares in Itochu Corp. (TYO:) rose to all time highs; up 6.42% or 408.00 to 6,768.00.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 5.82% to 19.65.

Crude oil for May delivery was down 0.02% or 0.02 to $85.13 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June rose 0.07% or 0.06 to hit $88.98 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.86% or 19.65 to trade at $2,301.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.06% to 151.63, while EUR/JPY rose 0.06% to 163.31.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.03% at 104.54.



Read the full article here

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending

Copyright © 2022 ONSWM News. Content posted on the Old North State Wealth News page was developed and produced by a third party news aggregation service. Old North State Wealth Management is not affiliated with the news aggregation service. The information presented is believed to be current. It should not be viewed as personalized investment advice. All expressions of opinion reflect the judgment of the authors on the date the articles were published. The information presented is not an offer to buy or sell, or a solicitation of any offer to buy or sell, any of the securities discussed.