Japan: equity markets finish lower; the Nikkei 225 index declining 0.97%

Japan: equity markets finished the session lower on Monday; the downturn in the sectors Paper and pulp, Bus and rail, and real Estate contributed to this decline.

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) increase of 3.38% or 10.0 points for a closing price of 306,0. In the second position, we find J. Front Retailing Co. Ltd. (T:3086) who wins 0,79% or 10.0 points for a close to 1.278,0. The title Resona Holdings, Inc. (T:8308) completes the top three with an increase of 0.75% was 3.4 percentage points to a the end of the session to 454,3.

Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd (T:4506) sign the worst performance of the session, losing a 5.18%, or 109,0 points for a closing price of 1.994,0. Aeon Co., Ltd. (T:8267) abandons 4,71%, that is, of 93.0 points and ends at 1.881,0. For his part, Suzuki Motor Corp. (T:7269) loose 4,35% is 225,0 points for a closing price of 4.947,0.

The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles rising to the Tokyo stock Exchange by 2498 values to 1024 and 210 stable.

The securities Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd (T:4506) have decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after being dropped from 5.18% to be 109,0 points for a course of 1.994,0.

The Nikkei Volatility index, which measures the implied volatility of options of the Nikkei 225 index, remained stable at 0.00% up to 14.02, new low of 52 weeks.

On the other hand, crude oil for delivery in August, gained only 0.14% representing 0.08 points at $57,59 the barrel. Regarding other commodities, Brent crude for delivery in September rose 0.11% or 0.07 points for a $64,30 per barrel, while gold for delivery in August gained 0,60% is 8,45 points for a over $1.408,55 a troy ounce.

The pair USD/JPY recorded a decrease of 0.09% in 108,36, while the EUR/JPY pair has declined from 0.05% to 121,64.

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