Japan Stocks Edge Lower at The End of Stock Trading
On Thursday, Japan stocks were softer after the stock trading. It was as shortfalls in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus, and Real Estate sectors that led shares to a low level.
Meanwhile, the Nikkei 225 also lost 1.72% to hit a new 1-month low, at the close in Tokyo.
The greatest performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were CyberAgent Inc, which increased by 15.83% or 580.0 points to trade at 4245.0 at the close.
Moreover, Unitika, Ltd. inched up 15.59% or 53.0 points to end at 393.0. It is along with Omron Cor that added 1.29% or 80.0 points to 6290.0 in late trade.
On the flip side, the harshest performers of the session were Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. that declined 19.26% or 1500.0 points to trade at 6290.0 at the close.
In addition, Advantest Corp. also fell by 6.44% or 390.0 points to end at 5670.0 as well as IHI Corp. that decreased by 5.59% or 155.0 points to 2617.0.
Meanwhile, falling stocks are more than advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The measure is by 3212 to 485, and 99 ended untouched.
The Nikkei Volatility that measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options was also unmoved from 0.00% to 14.88.
Further Movements in The Stock Market
Elsewhere, Australia stocks also dropped on the stock market on the same day. It was because losses in the Healthcare, Metals & Mining, and IT sectors led shares at a low level.
In addition, the S&P/ASX 200 missed 0.33% at the end of stock trading in Sydney.
On the S&P/ASX 200, the finest performers of the session seen were Gold Road Resources Ltd that added 11.15% or 0.150 points to trade at 1.495 at the close.
Meanwhile, Treasury Wine Estates Ltd also inched up 5.26% or 0.650 points to end at 13.000. It goes with Beach Energy Ltd that rose by 3.53% or 0.090 points to 2.640 in late trade.
On the other side, the weakest performers of the session were Nearmap Ltd, which plunged 29.84% or 0.725 points to trade at 1.705 at the close.
Pilbara Minerals Ltd also tumbled 11.94% or 0.040 points to end at 0.295. It is along with Avita Medical that inched down by 7.25% or 0.050 points to 0.640.
Moreover, falling stocks outstripped advancing ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 732 to 455, and 325 ended untouched.
However, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX that measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options inched up 3.50% to 13.980.
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