Monday’s end saw a decline in Japan’s stock market, as losses in the Transport, Fishery, and Marine Transport sectors drove the decline.
At Tokyo’s market close, the Nikkei 225 fell 1.16 percent.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO:9107) had the greatest performance on the Nikkei 225 during the day, rising 6.61 percent of 145.00 points to close at 2,340.00. Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (TYO:3099) gained 4.48 percent, or 58 points, to close at 1,354.00, while Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (TYO:9104) up 3.76 percent, or 107 points, to 2,954.00 in late trading.
Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. (TYO:4568) exhibited the worst performance throughout the session, falling 3.29 percent, or 145 points, to close at 4,257.00. Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (TYO:8031) fell 3.26 percent, or 108 points, to close at 3,200.00, while Itochu Corp. (TYO:8001) fell 3.20 percent, or 125 points, to 3,779.00.
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, declining equities outweighed advancing ones by a ratio of 2,302 to 1,214, with 259 ending unchanged.
The price per share of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (TYO:3099) increased by 4.48%, or 58.00 yen, to reach 1,354.00.
Nikkei Volatility, a measure of the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, decreased by 7.03 percent to 24.72.
Crude oil for December delivery increased 0.87 percent, or $0.74, to $85.39 a barrel. Brent oil for December delivery increased 0.93 percent, or $0.85, to $92.48 per barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.62 percent, or $10.20, to $1,6510.10 per troy ounce.
USD/JPY fell 0.07 percent to 148.63, while EUR/JPY increased 0.18 percent to 144.82.
The US Dollar Index Futures fell 0.28 percent to 112.88.