Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the added 0.24%.
The best performers of the session on the were Suzuki Motor Corp. (T:), which rose 4.72% or 234.0 points to trade at 5191.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (T:) added 4.03% or 155.0 points to end at 4004.0 and Sumitomo Realty & Development Co. (T:) was up 3.92% or 158.0 points to 4192.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Yaskawa Electric Corp. (T:), which fell 5.72% or 205.0 points to trade at 3380.0 at the close. Mitsui Mining and Smelting Co. (T:) declined 3.76% or 96.0 points to end at 2460.0 and Fujikura Ltd. (T:) was down 3.27% or 13.0 points to 384.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1995 to 1516 and 212 ended unchanged.
Shares in Fujikura Ltd. (T:) fell to 5-year lows; falling 3.27% or 13.0 to 384.0.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 4.33% to 18.56.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 1.37% or 0.86 to $63.78 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July rose 1.33% or 0.96 to hit $73.17 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.07% or 0.85 to trade at $1276.55 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.02% to 110.09, while EUR/JPY rose 0.27% to 122.86.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 97.803.
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