Japan Indices Close Higher; Nikkei 225 Up 1.04% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Japan Indices Close Higher; Nikkei 225 up 1.04%

Investing.com – The Japan Stock Exchange closed higher on Wednesday; gains in, and sectors drove indices higher. At the close in Tokyo, it rose 1.04% to hit a new 5-year high. The best performers of the session on the was Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (T :), which rose 8.83% or 120.0 points to trade at 1479.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Showa Denko KK (T 🙂 added 5.99%, 138.0 points, to close at 2441.0 and Advantest Corp. (T 🙂 was up 5.45%, 450.0 points, to lay off the session at 8710.0. The worst performer of the session was Toho Co., Ltd. (T :), which fell 6.73% or 300.0 points, to trade at 4155.0 at the close. Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (T 🙂 was down 3.78%, or 82.0 points, to close at 2089.0 and Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (T 🙂 was down 3.74%, or 39.5 points , until ending at 1,017.5. Rising shares outnumbered those that fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange between 1992 and 1524 and 222 ended unchanged. Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (T 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; up to 8.83% or 120.0 to 1479.0. Advantest Corp. (T 🙂 shares rose to 5-year highs; up to 5.45% or 450.0 to 8710.0. The, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged at 0% at 21.48. for delivery in February it rose 0.71%, 0.38, to $ 53.59 a barrel. In the rest of the raw materials trade, for delivery in March it rose 0.71% or 0.40 to reach 56.98 dollars a barrel, while the February contract rose 0.92% or 17.00 for trading at $ 1,861.20 a troy ounce. It was down 0.12% to 103.62, while it was up 0.01% to 126.64. Futures fell 0.18% to 89.903.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media wishes to remind you that the data contained on this website is not necessarily accurate or in real time. All CFDs (stocks, indices, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but by market makers, so the prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, which means that prices are indicative and not appropriate for commercial purposes. Therefore, Fusion Media assumes no responsibility for any business losses you may incur as a result of the use of this data. Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any responsibility for loss or damage as a result of reliance on information, including data, quotes, charts, and buy / sell signals contained on this website. Be fully informed about the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest forms of investment possible.