Investing.com – Japanese stocks fell after the close on Wednesday, as sector and sector losses drove stocks lower.
At the close in Tokyo, it was down 1.50% to hit a new one-month low.
It was the best performance of the session on Eisai Co., Ltd. (TYO :), which rose 17.29% or 1,000.00 points and had a price of 6,784.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Shizuoka Bank Ltd (TYO: 4.96% or 42.00 points) stock rose to close at 889.00 and Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (TYO: up 3.25% or 29.00 points at 920.00 at the end of trading.
The worst performance in the session was Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (TYO :), which fell at 5.07% or 28.00 points and its price was 524.00 at the close. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. (TYO 🙂 down 4.85% or 29.00 pips to close at 569.00 and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO 🙂 It fell 4.57% or 320.00 points to 6680.00.
Declining shares outnumbered advancers on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2,344 to 1,252, and 202 closed unchanged.
Which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, down 2.59% to 24.48.
Crude oil for November delivery fell 1.91%, or 1.50, to $77.00 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodity trading, Brent oil for December delivery fell 1.73%, or 1.47, to $83.40 a barrel, while gold futures for December were down 0.73%, or $11.95, to trade at $1,624.25 an ounce.
USD/JPY fell 0.10% to 144.62, while EUR/JPY fell 0.42% to 138.26.
US Dollar Index futures rose 0.36% to 114.46.