Japanese stocks ended higher, Tuesday, with gains in the Railway & Bus, Paper & Pulp, and Real Estate sectors leading shares higher.
The Nikkei 225 gained 0.09% to hit a new 5-year high at the close in Tokyo.
Moreover, the outperformers of the Nikkei 225 were Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (T:9501). They were up 8.97% or 27.0 points to trade at 328.0 at the close.
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (T:4519) rose 5.91% or 327.0 points to end at 5862.0. Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (T:6504) added 4.89% or 195.0 points to 4185.0 in late trade.
Furthermore, the session’s worst performers were Oji Holdings Corp. (T:3861). They declined 5.20% or 35.0 points to trade at 638.0 at the close.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (T:9107) fell 4.89% or 111.0 points to end at 2160.0. Japan Steel Works Ltd (T:5631) lost 4.78% or 160.0 points to 3185.0.
On the Tokyo Stock Exchange, rising stocks outnumbered declining ones by 1865 to 1702, and 183 ended unchanged.
Stocks on the Move
In Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (T:4519), shares climbed 52-week highs, up 5.91% or 327.0 to 5862.0. Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (T:6504) shares rose to 52-week highs, up 4.89% or 195.0 to 4185.0.
The Nikkei Volatility was unchanged from 0% to 20.70.
Subsequently, Australia stocks ended lower on Tuesday. Leading shares lower were losses in the IT, A-REITs, and Healthcare sectors.
The S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.27% at the close in Sydney.
Moreover, the outperformers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were ARB Corporation Ltd (ASX:ARB). They rose 5.75% or 1.82 points to trade at 33.47 at the close.
Meanwhile, Super Retail Group Ltd (ASX:SUL) added 5.47% or 0.60 points to end at 11.56. United Malt Group Ltd (ASX:UMG) rose 4.09% or 0.16 points to 4.07 in late trade.
Furthermore, the session’s worst performers were Polynovo Ltd (ASX:PNV). They fell 12.98% or 0.440 points to trade at 2.950 at the close.
Additionally, OZ Minerals Ltd (ASX:OZL) declined 3.85% or 0.81 points to end at 20.22. Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX:NWL) was down 3.40% or 0.51 points to 14.50.