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14 Feb 2022

Japan Stocks Lower at Monday Close of Trade; Nikkei 225 declined 2.23%

The Index Today

Japan stocks seen lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Transportation Equipment, Rubber and Non-Metal Minerals sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 2.23% (Feb 14, 2022 02:35AM ET).

Recent data release shows that the best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Toho Zinc Co., Ltd. (T:5707), which rose 7.80% or 194.0 points to trade at 2682.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Inpex Corp. (T:1605) added 6.56% or 75.0 points to end at 1218.0 and Kajima Corp. (T:1812) was up 5.88% or 86.0 points to 1548.0 in late trade.

While the worst performers of the session were Bridgestone Corp. (T:5108), which fell 8.92% or 469.0 points to trade at 4789.0 at the close. Showa Denko K.K. (T:4004) declined 6.96% or 172.0 points to end at 2298.0 and Amada Co., Ltd. (T:6113) was down 5.30% or 59.0 points to 1055.0.

According to the, falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2722 to 891 and 180 ended unchanged. Shares in Inpex Corp. (T:1605) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 6.56% or 75.0 to 1218.0. Shares in Amada Co., Ltd. (T:6113) fell to 52-week lows; down 5.30% or 59.0 to 1055.0. The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 0.27% to 21.97.

©Photo: Financial Times

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