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Japan’s stock market is up at the end of the day; the Nikkei 225 is up 1.46%.

Tuesday night, after the market closed, shares in Japan went up because of gains in the power, electrical/machinery, and machinery sectors.

At the end of the day in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 1.46% to reach a new high for the past month.

On the Nikkei 225, Ebara Corp. (TYO:6361), which rose 6.51% or 330 points to trade at 5,400.00 at the end of the day, did the best. Konica Minolta, Inc. (TYO: 4902) gained 4.19 percent, or 22 points, to finish at $547.00, and GS Yuasa Corp. (TYO: 6674) rose 3.77 percent, or 82 points, to $2,255.00 in late trading.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO:9107), which fell 1.32% or 37 points to close at 2,771.00, did the worst of the day’s stocks. Kobe Steel, Ltd. (TYO:5406) fell 1.18 percent, or 8 points, to finish at 672.00, while Eisai Co., Ltd. (TYO:4523) fell 0.82 percent, or 68 points, to 8,209.00.

On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, there were 2,574 stocks that went up, 999 that went down, and 254 that stayed the same.

Related: Japan’s stock market is up at the end of the day; the Nikkei 225 is up 0.00%.

The implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, which is measured by the Nikkei Volatility, went up by 0.92% to 17.53.

Crude oil for delivery in March went down 0.02%, or $0.02, to $81.60 per barrel. In other commodity trading, Brent oil for delivery in March dropped 0.18 percent, or $0.16, to $88.03 per barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract went up 0.69 percent, or $13.25 per troy ounce, to $1,941.85.

The USD/JPY fell by 0.62 percent to 129.85, and the EUR/JPY fell by 0.39 percent to 141.44.

At 101.54, the US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.37%.

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