Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the fell 0.68%.
The best performers of the session on the were CyberAgent Inc (T:), which rose 4.08% or 290.0 points to trade at 7400.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd (T:) added 2.76% or 42.0 points to end at 1565.0 and Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp (T:) was up 2.57% or 68.0 points to 2713.5 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 6.02% or 195.0 points to trade at 3045.0 at the close. Keio Corp. (T:) declined 5.25% or 420.0 points to end at 7580.0 and Canon Inc (T:) was down 4.93% or 97.5 points to 1880.5.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2438 to 1155 and 164 ended unchanged.
Shares in CyberAgent Inc (T:) rose to all time highs; up 4.08% or 290.0 to 7400.0.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.87.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.02% or 0.98 to $49.50 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.22% or 1.15 to hit $52.95 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 1.75% or 33.15 to trade at $1928.25 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.24% to 102.95, while EUR/JPY rose 0.03% to 126.28.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.34% at 89.585.
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