Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 1.02%
21 June 2019, 12: 51
Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the lost 1.02%.
The best performers of the session on the were Inpex Corp. (T:), which rose 4.44% or 42.5 points to trade at 999.3 at the close. Meanwhile, SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc. (T:) added 2.86% or 12.0 points to end at 432.0 andIdemitsu Kosan Co Ltd (T:) was up 2.37% or 75.0 points to 3240.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 5.75% or 194.0 points to trade at 3182.0 at the close. CyberAgent Inc(T:) declined 4.47% or 185.0 points to end at 3955.0 and Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.(T:) was down 4.14% or 250.0 points to 5789.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2318 to 1173 and 211 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 15.25 a new 1-month low.
Crude oil for August delivery was up 0.12% or 0.07 to $57.14 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.16% or 0.10 to hit $64.55 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.32% or 4.45 to trade at $1392.45 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.16% to 107.47, while EUR/JPY rose 0.31% to 121.52.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 96.097.