Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.08%

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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.08% © Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.08%

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

At the close in Tokyo, the declined 0.08%.

The best performers of the session on the were Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (TYO:), which rose 12.21% or 135.00 points to trade at 1,241.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Aozora Bank, Ltd. (TYO:) added 5.64% or 114.00 points to end at 2,136.00 and Obayashi Corp. (TYO:) was up 5.49% or 75.00 points to 1,440.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Recruit Holdings Co Ltd (TYO:), which fell 3.25% or 202.00 points to trade at 6,008.00 at the close. Konica Minolta, Inc. (TYO:) declined 3.19% or 15.60 points to end at 473.60 and Advantest Corp. (TYO:) was down 3.19% or 224.00 points to 6,796.00.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2928 to 818 and 141 ended unchanged.

Shares in Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (TYO:) rose to 3-years highs; rising 12.21% or 135.00 to 1,241.00. Shares in Obayashi Corp. (TYO:) rose to 5-year highs; up 5.49% or 75.00 to 1,440.50.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 10.32% to 21.60.

Crude oil for April delivery was down 0.73% or 0.57 to $77.89 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 0.71% or 0.59 to hit $82.88 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.44% or 8.95 to trade at $2,033.05 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.13% to 150.01, while EUR/JPY rose 0.02% to 161.74.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 104.12.

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