Japan: equity markets finish higher; the Nikkei 225 index is gaining 0,60%

Japan: equity markets finished the session higher on Thursday; the progress of the sectors Paper and pulp, Bus and rail, and real Estate has contributed to this increase.

In the closing session in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index has taken 0,60%, thus signalling a higher a month.

The best performance of the session for the Nikkei 225 index is to be put to the credit of the title Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:9107) up to 4.55%, or to 54,0 points for a closing price of 1.242,0. In the second position, we find Tokyo Tatemono Co. Ltd. (T:8804) and win a 4.48% or 54,0 points for a closing to 1.260,0. The title Tokuyama Corp. (T:4043) completes the top three with an increase of 3.94% to be 102,0 points for the end of the session to 2.692,0.

Teijin Ltd. (T:3401) sign the worst performance of the session, losing 2.59% in either 47,0 points for a closing price of 1.770,0. Alps Electric Co. Ltd. (T:6770) gives up 2,44%, that is, 45,0 points and ends at 1.797,0. For its part, JGC Corp. (T:1963) loose 2,40%, that is, with 34.0 points for a closing price of 1.380,0.

The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the Tokyo stock Exchange by 2170 values in 1261 and 280 stable.

The Nikkei Volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of options of the Nikkei 225 index, remained stable at 0.00% up to 16.28, new low of one month.

On the other hand, crude oil for delivery in August gained 2.93 per cent or 1.58 points, to $55,55 per barrel. Regarding other commodities, Brent crude for delivery in August rose from 2.64% be 1,63 points for a $63,45 per barrel, while gold for delivery in August, gained 2.60 percent is 35,05 points for a course of $1.383,85 a troy ounce.

The USD/JPY pair recorded a decline of 0.35% to 107,72, while the EUR/JPY pair took on 0.18% to 121,53.

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