Tuesday night, after the market closed, Japan’s stocks went down because the power, shipbuilding, and steel sectors all lost value.
The Nikkei 225 lost 0.48 percent by the end of the day in Tokyo.
On the Nikkei 225, Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (TYO:5541), which rose 4.83% or 94.00 points to trade at 2,041.00 at the end of the day, did the best. In late trading, Takashimaya Co., Ltd. (TYO: 8233) went up 3.66%, or 63.00 points, to end at 1,782.00, and Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (TYO: 3099) went up 3.32%, or 42.00 points, to 1,306.00.
Eisai Co., Ltd. (TYO: 4523), which fell 6.22% or 596.00 points to close at 8,988.00, did the worst during the session. Alps Electric Co., Ltd. (TYO: 6770) fell 3.27 percent, or 44 points, to 1,303.00, and Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (TYO: 6976) fell 2.68 percent, or 120 points, to 4,355.00.
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, there were 2,207 stocks that went down and 1,305 that went up, with 284 stocks staying the same.
The implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, which is measured by the Nikkei Volatility, went up 5.95% to 18.53.
The price of a barrel of crude oil for delivery in January went up 1.57%, or $1.21, to $78.45. In another commodity trading, Brent oil for February delivery went up 1.79 percent, or $1.50, to $85.39 per barrel, and the December Gold Futures contract went up 0.62 percent, or $10.75, to $1,751.05 per troy ounce.
The USD/JPY fell by 0.36 percent to 138.45, and the EUR/JPY fell by 0.13 percent to 143.43.
At 106.34, the US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.27%.