Investing.com | Oct 21, 2020 08:35
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.31%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Takara Holdings Inc. (T:2531), which rose 7.67% or 83.0 points to trade at 1165.0 at the close. The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (T:5631) added 7.40% or 157.0 points to end at 2280.0 and Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (T:5541) was up 5.92% or 95.0 points to 1701.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included NEC Corp. (T:6701), which lost 2.25% or 130.0 points to trade at 5640.0 in late trade. Yahoo Japan Corp. (T:4689) declined 1.82% or 14.0 points to end at 756.0 and Olympus Corp. (T:7733) shed 1.79% or 37.0 points to 2027.0.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2348 to 1140 and 212 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 20.83.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for December delivery was down 1.03% or 0.43 to $41.27 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in December fell 1.16% or 0.50 to hit $42.66 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.36% or 6.90 to trade at $1922.30 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.35% to 105.12, while EUR/JPY fell 0.08% to 124.59.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.25% at 92.820.
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