Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.34%

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Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the rose 0.34%.

The best performers of the session on the were Softbank Group Corp. (T:), which rose 3.36% or 180.0 points to trade at 5531.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Oji Holdings Corp. (T:) added 3.29% or 19.0 points to end at 597.0 and Inpex Corp. (T:) was up 2.88% or 30.0 points to 1072.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 8.75% or 376.0 points to trade at 3920.0 at the close. Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. (T:) declined 3.15% or 56.0 points to end at 1724.0 and JFE Holdings, Inc. (T:) was down 2.81% or 32.0 points to 1108.0.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2139 to 1383 and 255 ended unchanged.

Shares in JFE Holdings, Inc. (T:) fell to 5-year lows; falling 2.81% or 32.0 to 1108.0.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 17.04.

Crude oil for April delivery was up 0.62% or 0.33 to $53.82 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in April rose 0.30% or 0.18 to hit $59.30 a barrel, while the April Gold Futures contract fell 0.15% or 2.35 to trade at $1609.45 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was up 0.39% to 111.78, while EUR/JPY rose 0.22% to 120.57.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 99.727.

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