Title: Japan stocks lower at the close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.29%
Jul 01, 2021 03:35AM ET
Japan stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.29%.
The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (T: 6302), which rose 3.92% or 120.0 points to trade at 3180.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Hitachi Zosen Corp. (T: 7004) added 2.51% or 18.0 points to end at 735.0 and MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings (T: 8725) was up 2.21% or 71.0 points to 3279.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Mitsubishi Electric Corp (T: 6503), which fell 6.05% or 97.5 points to trade at 1515.0 at the close. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T: 9107) declined 4.63% or 185.0 points to end at 3810.0 and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (T: 9104) was down 3.93% or 210.0 points to 5130.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2236 to 1237 and 280 ended unchanged.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 17.00 a new 1-month low.