Japan: equity markets finish higher; the Nikkei 225 index gaining 0.58 percent

Investing.com – Japan: equity markets finished the session higher on Wednesday; the progress of Mining, Chemistry, petroleum and plastics, and Paper and pulp contributed to this increase.

The best performance of the session for the Nikkei 225 index is to be put to the credit of the title Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd (T:8802) up from 9.15% 170,5 points for a closing price of 2.033,0. In the second position, we find JGC Corp. (T:1963) who wins 8,52% 118,0 points for a closing to 1.503,0. The title Marui Group Co. Ltd. (T:8252) completes the top three with an increase of 8,11% 171,0 points for the end of the session to 2.280,0.

Credit Season Co. Ltd. (T:8253) must sign the worst performance of the session, losing 8,96%, with 121.0 points for a closing price of 1.230,0. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (T:4502) gives up 7,82% 337,0 points and ends at 3.970,0. For its part, Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. (T:3863) loose 7,60% 162,0 points for a closing price of 1.970,0.

The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the Tokyo stock Exchange by 2234 values 1309 and 180 stable.

The Nikkei Volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of options of the Nikkei 225 index, rose 0.17%, reaching 23.79, new all-time high of 3 months.

On the other hand, crude oil for delivery in June lost 0,96% which is 0.59 points, to $61,19 the barrel. Regarding other commodities, Brent crude for delivery in July declined 0.49%, 0.35 percentage points for a $70,89 per barrel, while gold for delivery in June lost 0,06% 0.75 points for a $at 1,295,55 a troy ounce.

The USD/JPY pair recorded a drop of 0.01% to 109,58, while the EUR/JPY pair fell 0.04% to 122,81.

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