Japanese stocks move higher.


Japan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, 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 0.40 percent. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1770 to 1665 and 295 ended unchanged. The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00 percent to 17.56.

Crude oil for October delivery was up 0.05 percent or 0.03 to $55.38 a barrel. Elsewhere in...

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