Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the added 1.76% to hit a new 52-week high.
The best performers of the session on the were Yahoo Japan Corp. (T:), which rose 16.21% or 53.5 points to trade at 383.5 at the close. Meanwhile, Yamaha Corp. (T:) added 11.95% or 600.0 points to end at 5620.0 and Ricoh Co., Ltd. (T:) was up 8.65% or 83.0 points to 1042.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (T:), which fell 21.62% or 240.0 points to trade at 870.0 at the close. Konica Minolta, Inc. (T:) declined 10.80% or 86.0 points to end at 710.0 and Konami Corp. (T:) was down 7.66% or 390.0 points to 4700.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2694 to 893 and 196 ended unchanged.
Shares in Yahoo Japan Corp. (T:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 16.21% or 53.5 to 383.5. Shares in Konica Minolta, Inc. (T:) fell to 5-year lows; down 10.80% or 86.0 to 710.0.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 14.27.
Crude oil for December delivery was down 0.16% or 0.09 to $56.45 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in January unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to hit $62.13 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.17% or 2.55 to trade at $1508.55 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.23% to 108.81, while EUR/JPY rose 0.31% to 121.15.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.04% at 97.328.
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