Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the declined 0.83%.
The best performers of the session on the were CyberAgent Inc (T:), which rose 15.28% or 298.0 points to trade at 2248.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Fujitsu Ltd. (T:) added 7.50% or 1215.0 points to end at 17405.0 and Sojitz Corp. (T:) was up 6.19% or 19.0 points to 326.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were TOTO Ltd. (T:), which fell 8.40% or 520.0 points to trade at 5670.0 at the close. Sony Corp (T:) declined 7.71% or 910.0 points to end at 10900.0 and Z Holdings Corp (T:) was down 7.17% or 39.0 points to 505.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1965 to 1557 and 236 ended unchanged.
Shares in CyberAgent Inc (T:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 15.28% or 298.0 to 2248.0. Shares in Fujitsu Ltd. (T:) rose to 5-year highs; up 7.50% or 1215.0 to 17405.0.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.61.
Crude oil for June delivery was down 0.66% or 0.43 to $64.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 0.48% or 0.33 to hit $67.72 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.16% or 2.75 to trade at $1771.05 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.07% to 108.83, while EUR/JPY fell 0.14% to 131.79.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 90.695.
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