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© Reuters. Japan stocks larger at close of trade Nikkei 225 up .24%

Investing.com – Japan stocks had been larger following the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares larger.

At the close in Tokyo, the added .24% to hit a new three-months higher.

The finest performers of the session on the had been Chiyoda Corp. (T:), which rose 15.50% or 51. points to trade at 380. at the close. Meanwhile, KDDI Corp. (T:) added five.85% or 139.five points to finish at 2524.five and NTT Docomo, Inc. (T:) was up three.56% or 82. points to 2386.five in late trade.

The worst performers of the session had been Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd (T:), which fell three.73% or 95. points to trade at 2449. at the close. Oji Holdings Corp. (T:) declined three.27% or 23. points to finish at 681. and Sony Economic Holdings Inc. (T:) was down two.15% or 51. points to 2323..

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2051 to 1400 and 252 ended unchanged.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 alternatives, was down two.31% to 15.24 a new six-months low.

Crude oil for Might delivery was down .11% or .07 to $63.33 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell .25% or .18 to hit $71.00 a barrel, when the June Gold Futures contract fell .24% or three.15 to trade at $1288.15 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down .10% to 111.92, when EUR/JPY fell .09% to 126.56.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up .01% at 96.562.

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