Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.16%

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Japan shares lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.16%
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Investing.com – Japan equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Steel , Retail and Warehousing sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.16%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were DeNA Co Ltd (T: 2432 ), which rose 6.70% or 240.0 points to trade at 3820.0 at the close. Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (T: 9532 ) added 3.51% or 14.5 points to end at 427.3 and Mitsubishi Corp. (T: 8058 ) was up 2.83% or 58.5 points to 2124.0 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. (T: 9983 ), which lost 5.38% or 1850.0 points to trade at 32510.0 in late trade. J.Front Retailing Co., Ltd. (T: 3086 ) declined 4.06% or 54.0 points to end at 1276.0 and Furukawa Co., Ltd. (T: 5715 ) shed 3.68% or 6.0 points to 157.0.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 965 to 922 and 175 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Nikkei Volatility , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 2.39% to 24.41.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.46% or 0.20 to $43.66 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.24% or 0.11 to hit $45.84 a barrel, while the December Gold contract rose 0.13% or 1.75 to trade at $1319.55 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.24% to 101.69, while EUR/JPY fell 0.14% to 113.74.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.09% at 95.70.

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