Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.39% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.39%

Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the fell 0.39%.

The best performers of the session on the were DeNA Co Ltd (T:), which rose 10.32% or 169.0 points to trade at 1806.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Marui Group Co., Ltd. (T:) added 5.01% or 80.0 points to end at 1676.0 and Inpex Corp. (T:) was up 4.72% or 30.0 points to 666.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Mitsubishi Materials Corp. (T:), which fell 11.38% or 265.0 points to trade at 2064.0 at the close. Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (T:) declined 9.75% or 254.0 points to end at 2350.0 and SUMCO Corp. (T:) was down 8.97% or 147.0 points to 1491.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1909 to 1565 and 192 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 21.56.

Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.10% or 0.04 to $41.91 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.09% or 0.04 to hit $45.05 a barrel, while the October Gold Futures contract rose 0.07% or 1.40 to trade at $2059.80 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.03% to 105.58, while EUR/JPY fell 0.28% to 124.98.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.26% at 93.013.

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