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Asian Market: Trade Highs for Japan Stocks

Asian Market– After the close on Wednesday, Japan Stocks reached highs. The Communication, Construction and Financial Services sectors drove the gains for higher shares.

Nikkei 225 hit a new 3-month high, gaining 0.25%. The Rakuten Inc. raised 10.34% or 110.0 points to trade at 1174.0 at the close. It is one of the best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225. At the same time, an additional 6.20% or 325.0 points to end at 5565.0 for Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd, to end at 5565.0. In addition to that, Advantest Corp. rose up to 5.48% or 170.0 points to 3270.0 in late trade.

On the other hand, some performers experienced a fall at the close of trade. Chiyoda Corp. declined 3.68% or 14.0 points to end at 366.0. Another one is Nichirei Corp. who was down 3.11% 0r 80.0 points to 2490.0. And Terumo Corp. fell 2.78 or 94.0 points to trade at 3286.0.

Growing stocks outnumbered the weakening ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1985 to 1436 and 280 still maintained.

Highs and Lows

Rakuten Inc.’s shares advanced to 52-week highs, rising 10.34% or 110.0 to 1174.0

Nichirei Corp.’s shares dropped to 52-week lows, falling 3.11% or 80.0 to 2490.0.

Advantest Corp.’s shares surged to 5-year highs, up 5.48% or 170.0 to 3270.0

The implied volatility of Nikkei 225 is measured through Nikkei Volatility. According to it, the implied volatility rose 3.15% to 15.72.

Meanwhile, the delivery in May of crude oil rose to 0.66% or 0.42 to hit $64.47 a barrel. June Brent oil Futures contract increased 0.46% or 0.33 to trade at $72.05 a barrel. And Gold for delivery in June boosts 0.30% or 3.85 to $1281.05 a troy ounce.


USD/JPY rose 0.00% to 112.00. And EUR/JPY was up 0.34% to 126.75.

Then, the US Dollar Index Futures declined 0.15% at 96.507.

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