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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.42%

Stock Markets1 hour ago (Mar 08, 2021 02:35AM ET)

(C) Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.42% – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 lost 0.42% to hit a new 1-month low.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were JFE Holdings, Inc. (T:5411), which rose 5.18% or 62.0 points to trade at 1260.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (T:9501) added 5.08% or 18.0 points to end at 372.0 and Kobe Steel, Ltd. (T:5406) was up 4.95% or 35.0 points to 742.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Ricoh Co., Ltd. (T:7752), which fell 6.27% or 76.0 points to trade at 1137.0 at the close. CyberAgent Inc (T:4751) declined 4.49% or 300.0 points to end at 6380.0 and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:9107) was down 3.76% or 78.0 points to 1995.0.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1954 to 1558 and 235 ended unchanged.

Shares in JFE Holdings, Inc. (T:5411) rose to 52-week highs; up 5.18% or 62.0 to 1260.0. Shares in Kobe Steel, Ltd. (T:5406) rose to 52-week highs; up 4.95% or 35.0 to 742.0.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 26.61.

Crude oil for April delivery was up 1.47% or 0.97 to $67.06 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in May rose 1.54% or 1.07 to hit $70.43 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.07% or 1.25 to trade at $1697.25 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.12% to 108.47, while EUR/JPY fell 0.14% to 128.90.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.22% at 92.190.

Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.42%

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