Gains in the Power, Transportation Equipment, and Precision Instruments sectors led to an increase in Japan’s stock market after market closure on Friday.
The Nikkei 225 index increased by 0.53 percent as Tokyo’s trading day came to a conclusion.
Nippon Yusen K.K (TYO:9101) had the highest performance on the Nikkei 225 throughout the day, gaining 3.70 percent, or 360 points, to finish at 10,100.00. In late trading, SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc. (TYO:9412) gained 2.97%, or 16.00 points, to close at $555.00, while Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (TYO:4507) rose 2.78%, or 190.00 points, to $7,030.00.
East Japan Railway Co. (TYO:9020) had the poorest performance throughout the session, down 1.18 percent, or 84 points, to conclude the day at 7,011.00. JTEKT Corp. (TYO:6473) fell 1.04% or 11 points to close at 1,047.00, while ANA Holdings Inc (TYO:9202) fell 0.98% or 26 points to 2,635.00.
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, advancing equities exceeded declining ones by a ratio of 2,297 to 1,172, with 311 remaining unchanged.
Nikkei Volatility, which measures implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, fell 4.02% to 20.06.
Crude oil for October delivery increased 0.74 percent, or $0.62, to $84.16 a barrel. Brent oil for November delivery increased 0.86 percent, or $0.77, to $89.92 per barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract increased 1 percent, or $17.20, to $1,737.40 per troy ounce.
USD/JPY decreased by 1.22% to 142.34, while EUR/JPY declined by 0.21% to 143.73.
Futures for the US Dollar Index fell 1.05 percent to 108.56.