Japan’s stock market is down at the end of the day; the Nikkei 225 is down 0.21
The Precision Instruments, Electrical/Machinery, and Chemical, Petroleum, and Plastics sectors all went down after the market closed on Tuesday.
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.21%.
On the Nikkei 225, the best performer of the session was Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd (TYO:5101), which went up 5.41% or 132.00 points to close at 2,573.00. Also, Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (TYO:3863) went up 4.97%, or 50 points, to end at 1,057.00, and Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (TYO:5202) went up 4.74%, or 33 points, to 729.00 in late trade.
J.Front Retailing Co., Ltd. (TYO:3086), which fell 2.88%, or 37 points, to close at 1,247.00, was the worst performer of the session. Takashimaya Co., Ltd. (TYO:8233) fell 2.57%, or 49 points, to end at $1,855.00, and Yaskawa Electric Corp. (TYO:6506) fell 2.52%, or 130 points, to $5,020.00.
By 1966, the Tokyo Stock Exchange had 1589 stocks that went up, 1589 stocks that went down, and 271 stocks that stayed the same.
Shares of Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd (TYO:5101) went up by 5.41%, or 132.00, to a 3-year high of 2,573.00. Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (TYO:5202) shares went up by 4.74%, or 33.00, to 729.00, which was a 52-week high.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, went up by 4.69 percentage points to 15.40.
The price of a barrel of crude oil for delivery in April went down 0.85%, or $0.66, to $76.75. In other commodity trading, Brent oil for April delivery fell 0.90 percent, or $0.76, to $83.31 a barrel, and the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.31 percent, or $5.75, to $1,844.55 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY went up 0.31 percent to 134.65, and EUR/JPY went up 0.15 percent to 143.60.
At 104.04, the US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.23 percent.