Japan’s equities are up at the market close; the Nikkei 225 is up 0.94 %.

The warehousing, mining, and machinery sectors pushed the Japanese stock market up on Wednesday following the market close.

At Tokyo’s market closing, the Nikkei 225 gained 0.94 percent.

IHI Corp. (TYO:7013) had the best day on the Nikkei 225, rising 5.45 percent, or 180.00 points, to close at 3,485.00.In late trading, Japan Steel Works Ltd (TYO:5631) gained 4.55 percent, or 134.00 points, to close at $3,080.00, while Fujitsu Ltd. (TYO:6702) was up 4.38 percent, or 855.00 points, to $20,365.00.

Kikkoman Corp. (TYO:2801) had the worst session performance, falling 3.33 percent or 240.00 points to close at 6,960.00.CyberAgent Inc (TYO:4751) closed at 1,330.00, down 2.98 percent or 41.00 points, while Hitachi Zosen Corp. (TYO:7004) closed at 736.00, down 2.01 percent or 16.00 points.

On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the number of stocks going up was 2,274 to 1,274 and the number of stocks going down was 200.

IHI Corp. (TYO:7013) shares increased 5.45%, or 180.00, to a three-year high of 3,485.00.

The Nikkei Volatility Index, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, fell 1.31 percent to 26.40.

A barrel of crude oil for July delivery increased 1.46 percent, or $1.60, to $111.23. Brent oil for July delivery rose 1.15 percent, or $1.29, to $113.22 per barrel, while June gold futures fell 0.27 %, or $5.00, to $1,819.90 per troy ounce.

The USD/JPY fell 0.10 percent to 129.26, while the EUR/JPY fell 0.38 percent to 135.95.

Futures on the US Dollar Index rose 0.18 percent to 103.59.

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