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 lost 0.56%.
The best performers of the session on the were Credit Saison Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 4.62% or 64.0 points to trade at 1449.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Tokuyama Corp. (T:) added 2.87% or 69.0 points to end at 2477.0 and Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (T:) was up 2.71% or 158.0 points to 5999.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Otsuka Holdings Ltd (T:), which fell 13.62% or 637.0 points to trade at 4040.0 at the close. The Kansai Electric Power Co. (T:) declined 8.03% or 105.5 points to end at 1208.5 and Idemitsu Kosan Co Ltd (T:) was down 3.78% or 120.0 points to 3055.0.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2484 to 1059 and 201 ended unchanged.
Shares in The Kansai Electric Power Co. (T:) fell to 52-week lows; down 8.03% or 105.5 to 1208.5.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 16.81.
Crude oil for November delivery was down 0.27% or 0.15 to $55.76 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 0.29% or 0.18 to hit $60.86 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.52% or 7.85 to trade at $1498.55 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.11% to 107.80, while EUR/JPY fell 0.06% to 117.97.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 98.720.
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