Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.09%

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Investing.com – Japan equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the added 0.09%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Japan Steel Works Ltd (T:), which rose 7.06% or 225.0 points to trade at 3410.0 at the close. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:) added 4.18% or 195.0 points to end at 4865.0 and Nippon Yusen K.K (T:) was up 3.98% or 290.0 points to 7570.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Chiyoda Corp. (T:), which lost 4.76% or 19.0 points to trade at 380.0 in late trade. Inpex Corp. (T:) declined 4.47% or 43.0 points to end at 920.0 and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (T:) shed 3.41% or 21.7 points to 614.5.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1816 to 1695 and 249 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 18.53 a new 1-month low.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for January delivery was down 0.14% or 0.11 to $75.83 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.35% or 0.28 to hit $78.61 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.42% or 7.85 to trade at $1843.75 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.24% to 114.25, while EUR/JPY rose 0.04% to 128.71.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 96.203.

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