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Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.79%

Published 2022/02/15, 09:35
© Reuters.  Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.79%

Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Rubber, Electrical/Machinery and Machinery sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.79%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Nippon Express Co., Ltd. (T:9147), which rose 8.01% or 540.0 points to trade at 7280.0 at the close. Dentsu Inc. (T:4324) added 7.32% or 315.0 points to end at 4620.0 and Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:2503) was up 4.21% or 80.0 points to 1978.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Kubota Corp. (T:6326), which lost 12.62% or 297.5 points to trade at 2060.5 in late trade. Recruit Holdings Co Ltd (T:6098) declined 12.46% or 718.0 points to end at 5046.0 and MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings (T:8725) shed 5.78% or 241.0 points to 3928.0.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2280 to 1315 and 201 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 21.21% to 26.63.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for March delivery was down 0.94% or 0.90 to $94.56 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in April fell 0.89% or 0.86 to hit $95.62 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract rose 0.56% or 10.40 to trade at $1879.80 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.19% to 115.31, while EUR/JPY fell 0.04% to 130.55.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.20% at 96.165.

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