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Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.96% By Investing.com – Investing.com

© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 down 0.96% Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tokyo, the fell 0.96%. The best performers of the session on the were Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 2.52% or 80.0 points to trade at 3260.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:) added 1.99% or 59.0 points to end at 3020.0 and NTT Data Corp. (T:) was up 0.98% or 17.0 points to 1744.0 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding (T:), which fell 7.60% or 44.0 points to trade at 535.0 at the close. Unitika, Ltd. (T:) declined 4.26% or 15.0 points to end at 337.0 and T&D Holdings, Inc. (T:) was down 4.21% or 62.0 points to 1410.0. Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2668 to 877 and 201 ended unchanged. Shares in Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 2.52% or 80.0 to 3260.0. The , which measures the implied volatility of