© Reuters. Japan stocks lower at close of trade; Nikkei 225 unchanged

Investing.com – Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as in the sectors led shares .

At the close in Tokyo, the unchanged 0.00%.

The best performers of the session on the were Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd. (T:), which rose 5.96% or 330.0 points to trade at 5870.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Chiyoda Corp. (T:) added 5.57% or 19.0 points to end at 360.0 and Minebea Mitsumi Inc (T:) was up 4.53% or 87.0 points to 2007.0 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:), which fell 10.49% or 283.5 points to trade at 2418.5 at the close. Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. (T:) declined 5.06% or 151.5 points to end at 2844.0 and Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:) was down 3.96% or 152.0 points to 3685.0.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1947 to 1511 and 247 ended unchanged.

Shares in Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:) fell to 52-week lows; down 10.49% or 283.5 to 2418.5. Shares in Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. (T:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 5.06% or 151.5 to 2844.0. Shares in Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:) fell to 5-year lows; falling 3.96% or 152.0 to 3685.0.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 5.73% to 14.82 a new 6-months low.

Crude oil for May delivery was up 0.38% or 0.24 to $64.00 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in June fell 0.04% or 0.03 to hit $71.95 a barrel, while the June Gold Futures contract fell 0.01% or 0.01 to trade at $1277.90 a troy ounce.

USD/JPY was down 0.04% to 111.92, while EUR/JPY rose 0.10% to 125.84.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.49% at 97.132.

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