Japan and Australian Shares Tumble in the Stock Exchange

Japan and Australian Shares Tumble in the Stock Exchange

On Wednesday, Japan stocks weakened as losses in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares lower.

At the same day in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.28% after the close.

The best performer of the session on the Nikkei 225 was CyberAgent Inc, which grew 5.25%, or 235.0 points, to trade at 4710.0 at the close.

Meanwhile, Shinsei Bank, Ltd. increased 2.80%, or 40.0 points, to end at 1470.0, and Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd strengthened 2.53%, or 121.0 points, to 4912.0 in late trade.

The worst performer of the session was Pacific Metals Co., Ltd., which plunged 3.27% or 67.0 points to trade at 1980.0 at the close.

Mazda Motor Corp also dropped 3.23%, or 28.8 points, to end at 862.8, together with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. plummeting 3.03%, or 34.0 points, to 1087.0.

Falling stocks are more than the advancing ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. They were by 2501 to 982 and then 218 ended untouched.

Shares in Mazda Motor Corp tumbled to a 5-year lows. It was dripping 3.23%, or 28.8 to 862.8.

The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unmoved 0.00% to 18.14.

October delivery for crude oil was above 0.23%, or 0.13, to $56.26 a barrel.

Elsewhere in commodities trading, October delivery of Brent oil rose 0.50%, or 0.30, to hit $60.33 a barrel.

Meanwhile, the December Gold Futures contract declined 0.48%, or 7.25, to trade at $1508.45 a troy ounce.

The USD/JPY strengthened 0.33% to 106.58 as well as the EUR/JPY that grew 0.30% to 118.25.

The US Dollar Index Futures heightened 0.08% at 98.143.

Additional Updates on the Stock Market

In another news, Australia stocks weakened after the close on Wednesday. It was the losses in the Metals & MiningMaterials, and Resources sectors that led shares to decrease.

At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.94%.

The best performer of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 was Mcmillan Shakespeare Ltd, which added 17.82% or 2.340 points to trade at 15.470 at the close.

Meanwhile, Wisetech Global Ltd grew 11.05%, or 3.060 points, to end at 30.760 with Carsales.Com Ltd that climbed 10.90%, or 1.530 points, to 15.570 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were A2 Milk Company Ltd, which glided 13.19%, or 2.110 points, to trade at 13.890 at the close.

Iluka Resources Ltd also depreciated 10.44%, or 0.900 points, to end at 7.720 as well as Nearmap Ltd that weakened 9.55%, or 0.300 points, to 2.840.