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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 added 0.59%.
The best performers of the session on the were Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:), which rose 4.85% or 61.0 points to trade at 1318.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:) added 4.73% or 81.0 points to end at 1792.0 and Yaskawa Electric Corp. (T:) was up 4.67% or 185.0 points to 4150.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 4.54% or 309.0 points to trade at 6495.0 at the close. Terumo Corp. (T:) declined 2.44% or 85.0 points to end at 3395.0 and Konami Corp. (T:) was down 1.92% or 100.0 points to 5120.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2571 to 966 and 182 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 17.35.
Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.59% or 0.32 to $54.39 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.44% or 0.26 to hit $59.51 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.46% or 6.75 to trade at $1466.15 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.31% to 108.39, while EUR/JPY rose 0.20% to 118.03.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 99.167.
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