Japan equities decline

Japan equities decline

On Thursday, Japan equities headed south after the close because losses in the Electrical/Machinery and Glass sectors suppressed stocks.   

The Nikkei 225 went down 1.11%.

On the Nikkei 225 the best performers included Dentsu Inc., Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. and Tokyu Corp. They managed to ascend respectively 4.04%, 2.25% and 1.71%.      

On the contrary, such benchmarks as Sony Corp, Kikkoman Corp. and J.Front Retailing Co appeared to be the worst performers. They slumped respectively 3.55%, 3.44% and 3.20%.

On the Tokyo Stock Exchange diving equities supplanted growing shares by 2291 to 1096, while 190 didn’t change.

Equities in Tokyu Corp. added to 52-week maximums, gaining 1.71% hitting 1904.0.

Gauging the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, the Nikkei Volatility rallied 1.05% hitting 16.33.

The currency pair USD/JPY inched down 0.12% being worth 109.09. At the same time EUR/JPY sank 0.03% reaching 135.50.

Besides this, the US Dollar Index Futures slumped 0.11% sticking to 88.92.


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