Japan: equity markets end higher; Nikkei 225 index gains 0.05 percent

Investing.com – Japan: equity markets finished the session higher on Wednesday; the growth sectors Communications, Rubber, and the Bank has contributed to this increase.

In the closing session in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index rose 0.05%.

The best performance of the session for the Nikkei 225 index is to be put to the credit of the title Mitsui Engineering&Shipbuilding (T:7003) up 3.52%, 29,0 points for a closing price of 852,0. In the second position, we find Tokyu Fudosan (T:3289) who wins 3,34% 21,0 points for a closing to 649,0. The title Taiyo Yuden Co. Ltd. (T:6976) completes the top three with an increase of 3.19% 62,0 points for the end of the session to 2.005,0.

Suzuki Motor Corp. (T:7269), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 5.52 per cent or 299,0 points for a closing price of 5.117,0. NKSJ Holdings, Inc. (T:8630) abandons 4,00% 165,0 points and ends at 3.956,0. For its part, Toho Co. Ltd. (T:9602) loose 3,78% 180,0 points for a closing price of 4.585,0.

The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the Tokyo stock Exchange by 1812 values in 1654 and 227 stable.

The Nikkei Volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of options of the Nikkei 225 index, lost of 2.05%, reaching 18.18.

On the other hand, crude oil for delivery in July lost 0,97% or 0.61 points at $62,52 per barrel. Regarding other commodities, Brent crude for delivery in July declined 0.60% representing 0.43 points for a $71,75 per barrel, while gold for delivery in June lost 0,07% 0.95 points for a $1.272,25 per troy ounce.

The USD/JPY pair recorded a decline of 0.07% to 110,41, while the pair EUR/JPY fell 0.12% to 123,13.

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