Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.06% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.06%

Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the gained 0.06%.

The best performers of the session on the were Oji Holdings Corp. (T:), which rose 13.65% or 58.0 points to trade at 483.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. (T:) added 11.57% or 337.0 points to end at 3250.0 and Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (T:) was up 10.56% or 197.0 points to 2063.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 6.80% or 275.0 points to trade at 3770.0 at the close. Hino Motors, Ltd. (T:) declined 6.64% or 42.0 points to end at 591.0 and Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. (T:) was down 6.19% or 210.0 points to 3180.0.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2915 to 808 and 84 ended unchanged.

Shares in Hino Motors, Ltd. (T:) fell to 5-year lows; down 6.64% or 42.0 to 591.0. Shares in Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. (T:) fell to 3-years lows; falling 6.19% or 210.0 to 3180.0.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 60.67 a new 5-year high.

Crude oil for May delivery was up 4.76% or 1.38 to $30.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 3.00% or 0.90 to hit $30.95 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.00% or 0.05 to trade at $1486.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.82% to 106.72, while EUR/JPY rose 0.41% to 118.83.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.34% at 98.490.

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