(C) Reuters Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.83%
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.83%.
The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were CyberAgent Inc (T:4751), which rose 15.28% or 298.0 points to trade at 2248.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Fujitsu Ltd. (T:6702) added 7.50% or 1215.0 points to end at 17405.0 and Sojitz Corp. (T:2768) was up 6.19% or 19.0 points to 326.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were TOTO Ltd. (T:5332), which fell 8.40% or 520.0 points to trade at 5670.0 at the close. Sony Corp (T:6758) declined 7.71% or 910.0 points to end at 10900.0 and Z Holdings Corp (T:4689) was down 7.17% or 39.0 points to 505.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1965 to 1557 and 236 ended unchanged.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 19.61.
Crude oil for June delivery was down 0.66% or 0.43 to $64.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 0.48% or 0.33 to hit $67.72 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract rose 0.16% or 2.75 to trade at $1771.05 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.07% to 108.83, while EUR/JPY fell 0.14% to 131.79.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.11% at 90.695.
Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.83%
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