(C) Reuters. Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.16%
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.16%.
The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Hitachi Zosen Corp. (T:7004), which rose 4.24% or 31.0 points to trade at 762.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (T:7201) added 3.05% or 17.6 points to end at 595.5 and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (T:8031) was up 2.98% or 75.5 points to 2610.5 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd. (T:5901), which fell 4.07% or 62.0 points to trade at 1461.0 at the close. Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (T:9062) declined 3.43% or 290.0 points to end at 8160.0 and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (T:7211) was down 3.14% or 10.0 points to 308.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1830 to 1616 and 301 ended unchanged.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 15.85 a new 52-week low.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 2.29% or 1.72 to $76.88 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 0.70% or 0.54 to hit $77.70 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 1.29% or 23.05 to trade at $1806.35 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.07% to 110.88, while EUR/JPY rose 0.11% to 131.75.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.35% at 92.090.
Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.16%
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