EconomyEditor's PickNewsJapan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.52%

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(C) Reuters. Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.52% – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.52%.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Hino Motors, Ltd. (T:7205), which rose 6.22% or 44.0 points to trade at 751.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Alps Electric Co., Ltd. (T:6770) added 5.29% or 77.0 points to end at 1532.0 and Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (T:6703) was up 4.23% or 47.0 points to 1157.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Daikin Industries, Ltd. (T:6367), which fell 2.79% or 535.0 points to trade at 18675.0 at the close. Sumitomo Realty & Development Co. (T:8830) declined 2.63% or 83.0 points to end at 3076.0 and Olympus Corp. (T:7733) was down 2.45% or 55.0 points to 2188.0.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2059 to 1415 and 223 ended unchanged.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0% to 23.54.

Crude oil for November delivery was up 0.23% or 0.09 to $39.31 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in December rose 0.29% or 0.12 to hit $41.41 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.24% or 4.55 to trade at $1915.55 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.04% to 105.67, while EUR/JPY rose 0.00% to 124.56.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 93.457.

Japan stocks higher at close of trade; Nikkei 225 up 0.52%

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