Japan: equity markets finish lower; the Nikkei 225 index declined 1.22%

Investing.com – Japan: equity markets finished the session lower on Wednesday; the downturn in the sectors Gas and water, Transport, and Fishing contributed to this decline.

In the closing session in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 index has dropped to 1.22%, thus signalling a low of one month.

The best performance of the session for the Nikkei 225 index is to be put to the credit of the title Chiyoda Corp. (T:6366) up 4.75% 14,0 points for a closing price of 309,0. In the second position, we find JX Holdings, Inc. (T:5020) that gains of 2.63% or 13.4 points, for a fence to 522,7. The title Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (T:7211), completes this trio of head, with a growth of 2.52% or 13.0 points, to an end-of-session $ 529.0.

CyberAgent Inc (T:4751), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 7,58% 350,0 points for a closing price of 4.270,0. Familymart Ltd (T:8028) abandons 6,61% 193,0 points and ends at 2.725,0. For its part, Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co. Ltd. (T:7735) loose to 4.52% 180,0 points for a closing price of 3.805,0.

The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles rising to the Tokyo stock Exchange by 2466 values of 1012 and 227 stable.

The securities Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co. Ltd. (T:7735) declined and reached a low of 3 years, after having dropped to 4.52% 180,0 points for a course of 3.805,0.

The Nikkei Volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of options of the Nikkei 225 index, has lost 2,37% up to 18.12.

On the other hand, crude oil for delivery in July lost 1,22% 0,72 points, to $58,42 the barrel. Regarding other commodities, Brent crude for delivery in August declined by 1.05% to 0.72 points for a $67,95 barrel, while gold for delivery in June gained 0,47% 5,95 points for a $1.283,05 a troy ounce.

The USD/JPY pair recorded a decline of 0.12% to 109,22, while the EUR/JPY pair declined 0.16% to 121,86.

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