Japan shares higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 1.13%

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

At the close in Tokyo, the rose 1.13%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 9.68% or 45.0 points to trade at 510.0 at the close. DIC Corp (T:) added 5.63% or 170.0 points to end at 3190.0 and Marui Group Co., Ltd. (T:) was up 4.70% or 105.0 points to 2339.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (T:), which lost 5.02% or 49.0 points to trade at 927.0 in late trade. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings (T:) declined 4.38% or 170.0 points to end at 3707.0 and Suzuki Motor Corp. (T:) shed 2.75% or 143.0 points to 5065.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2557 to 1011 and 189 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 20.87.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.75% or 0.61 to $80.98 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in January fell 0.77% or 0.64 to hit $82.23 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.16% or 2.90 to trade at $1861.00 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.08% to 114.14, while EUR/JPY rose 0.07% to 130.68.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 95.135.

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