Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.18% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.18%

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

At the close in Tokyo, the declined 0.18% to hit a new 6-month low.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 5.09% or 156.0 points to trade at 3223.0 at the close. Nomura Holdings Inc (T:) added 4.93% or 18.0 points to end at 383.0 and Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (T:) was up 4.20% or 240.0 points to 5950.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Recruit Holdings Co Ltd (T:), which lost 3.12% or 110.0 points to trade at 3412.0 in late trade. IHI Corp. (T:) declined 2.79% or 56.0 points to end at 1952.0 and NKSJ Holdings, Inc. (T:) shed 2.17% or 91.0 points to 4108.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1813 to 1632 and 263 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 21.36.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 1.34% or 0.73 to $55.20 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.24% or 0.72 to hit $58.95 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.38% or 5.85 to trade at $1525.35 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.09% to 106.21, while EUR/JPY unchanged 0.00% to 117.84.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 98.083.

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