Investing.com – Japan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the gained 2.71%.
The best performers of the session on the were Fanuc Corp. (T:), which rose 11.95% or 1775.0 points to trade at 16630.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Advantest Corp. (T:) added 8.37% or 400.0 points to end at 5180.0 and Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (T:) was up 7.52% or 187.5 points to 2680.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 3.20% or 79.5 points to trade at 2403.5 at the close. Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (T:) declined 2.58% or 350.0 points to end at 13215.0 and Denso Corp. (T:) was down 2.26% or 85.0 points to 3668.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2969 to 670 and 134 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 38.64.
Crude oil for June delivery was down 13.70% or 2.32 to $14.62 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in July fell 5.20% or 1.29 to hit $23.52 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.02% or 0.40 to trade at $1735.20 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.33% to 107.15, while EUR/JPY fell 0.14% to 116.19.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.47% at 99.960.
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