Japanese equities decline at close of trade

Japanese equities decline at close of trade

On Friday, Japanese equities slumped after the close because losses in the Petroleum & Plastic, Chemical, Real Estate as well as Warehousing sectors suppressed equities.

The Nikkei 225 went down 0.08%.

On the Nikkei 225 the top winners were represented by Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Toshiba Corp. and Asahi Glass Co. They soared respectively 2.81%, 2.28% and 1.99%.    

As for the worst performers, they included such benchmarks as Shiseido Co., Yahoo Japan Corp. and Furukawa Electric Co. They slumped respectively 2.12%, 1.90% and 1.42%.

On the Tokyo Stock Exchange soaring equities supplanted dipping ones by 1826 to 1499, while 240 were intact.

Gauging the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, the Nikkei Volatility soared 2.96% being worth 15.64.

The currency pair USD/JPY headed south 0.16% trading at 112.72, EUR/JPY sank 0.10% being worth 134.70.

As for the US Dollar Index Futures, it declined 0.05% reaching 92.29.

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