Japan stocks higher; Nikkei 225 up 1.01pc.

 
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Japan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Paper and Pulp, Railway and Bus and Real Estate sectors led shares higher. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 gained 1.01percent to hit a new 52-week high.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 2382 to 1143 and 255 ended unchanged. The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00percent to 14.37. Crude oil for January delivery was up 1.41percent or 0.78 to $55.95 a barrel...

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