At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.83%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Suzuki Motor Corp. (T: 7269 ), which rose 1.95% or 82.0 points to trade at 4277.0 at the close. Shinsei Bank, Ltd. (T: 8303 ) added 1.60% or 19.0 points to end at 1208.0 and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (T: 7201 ) was up 1.15% or 4.8 points to 421.3 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Dentsu Inc. (T: 4324 ), which lost 4.39% or 126.0 points to trade at 2745.0 in late trade. Citizen Holdings Co., Ltd. (T: 7762 ) declined 4.20% or 14.0 points to end at 319.0 and Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co. (T: 5703 ) shed 3.63% or 7.0 points to 186.0.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 2171 to 1309 and 213 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 21.10.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was up 0.62% or 0.26 to $42.27 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 0.45% or 0.20 to hit $45.00 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.89% or 17.40 to trade at $1967.20 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.13% to 106.45, while EUR/JPY fell 0.10% to 126.11.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 93.007.
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