Japan’s Nikkei Closes 25.46 Points Lower

Tokyo, July 31 (QNA) – Japan’s Nikkei-225 benchmark stock index was Thursday down 25.46 points (-0.16%) when trading closed at 15,620.77 points after rising to 15,759.66 points, its highest level since January 23 earlier this year.

Casio Computer led the gainers (+7.77%) up to Japanese Yen 1,747, up by 126 from the previous close at 1,621.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha share was up +5.21% to close at Japanese Yen 222 from Wednesday’s closing at 211.

GS Yuasa Corp went down -6.31% to close at Japanese Yen 668 from the previous 713.

Japan’s Topix index lost 0.2 percent, erasing gains of as much as 0.6 percent, as the yen gained today after weakening by the most in four months yesterday. (QNA)

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