Investing.com | Aug 04, 2020 08:35
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 1.70%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Asahi Kasei Corp. (T:3407), which rose 14.38% or 110.4 points to trade at 878.0 at the close. Kikkoman Corp. (T:2801) added 14.11% or 705.0 points to end at 5700.0 and Maruha Nichiro Corp (T:1333) was up 11.84% or 246.0 points to 2323.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Yahoo Japan Corp. (T:4689), which lost 3.20% or 21.0 points to trade at 636.0 in late trade. TDK Corp (T:6762) declined 2.21% or 260.0 points to end at 11530.0 and Fujitsu Ltd. (T:6702) shed 1.96% or 280.0 points to 14030.0.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 2867 to 691 and 127 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 23.75.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.24% or 0.10 to $40.91 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.27% or 0.12 to hit $44.03 a barrel, while the October Gold Futures contract rose 0.39% or 7.70 to trade at $1982.40 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.04% to 105.90, while EUR/JPY rose 0.25% to 124.91.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 93.282.
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