Japan: equity markets finish lower; the Nikkei 225 index declined 0.16%

Investing.com – Japan: equity markets finished the session down this Friday; the decline of the industries of Chemistry, petroleum and plastics, Mining, and Communication contributed to this decline.

In the closing session in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index declined 0.16%.

The best performance of the session for the Nikkei 225 index is to be put to the credit of the title DeNA Co Ltd (T:2432) up 4.75% 99,0 points for a closing price of 2.182,0. In the second position, we find Rakuten Inc (T:4755), who earns a 4.50% 49,0 points for a close to 1.138,0. The title Suzuki Motor Corp. (T:7269) completes the top three with an increase of 3,21% 164,0 points for the end of the session to 5.276,0.

Inpex Corp. (T:1605) sign the worst performance of the session, losing a further 4.72% 44,8 points for a closing price of 904,0. Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd (T:5019) abandons 3,93% 125,0 points and ends at 3.055,0. For its part, JX Holdings, Inc. (T:5020) loose 3,77% or 19.8 points for a closing price of 505,6.

The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the Tokyo stock Exchange by 1854 values to 1627 and 242 stable.

Securities DeNA Co Ltd (T:2432), has progressed and reached a high of 52 weeks, with an increase of 4.75% 99,0 points for a course of 2.182,0. The securities Inpex Corp. (T:1605) have decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after releasing its 4.72% 44,8 points for a course of 904,0. The securities Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd (T:5019) have decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after a decrease of 3,93% 125,0 points for a course of 3.055,0. The titles JX Holdings, Inc. (T:5020) have decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after releasing 3,77% or 19.8 points for a course of 505,6.

The Nikkei Volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of options of the Nikkei 225 index, has lost 3,59% up to 17.71.

On the other hand, crude oil for delivery in July gained 1,07% 0,62 points, $58,53 barrel. Regarding other commodities, Brent crude for delivery in July rose by 1.00% 0,68 points for a $to 68.44 per barrel, while gold for delivery in June lost 0,21%, or 2.75 percentage points for a $1.282,65 a troy ounce.

The pair USD/JPY recorded a decrease of 0.09% 109,50, while the EUR/JPY pair has made 0.01% to 122,53.

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