At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 1.19%.
The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were DIC Corp (T:4631), which rose 7.59% or 198.0 points to trade at 2808.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Olympus Corp. (T:7733) added 6.78% or 79.0 points to end at 1244.0 and The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (T:5631) was up 5.99% or 107.0 points to 1893.0 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tokyo Dome Corp. (T:9681), which fell 2.18% or 23.0 points to trade at 1033.0 at the close. Familymart Ltd (T:8028) declined 1.33% or 33.0 points to end at 2450.0 and Suzuki Motor Corp. (T:7269) was down 1.21% or 50.0 points to 4098.0.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 3009 to 523 and 170 ended unchanged.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was unchanged 0.00% to 19.37.
Crude oil for October delivery was down 0.92% or 0.52 to $56.19 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in November fell 0.50% or 0.30 to hit $60.19 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract fell 0.12% or 1.85 to trade at $1535.05 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was down 0.03% to 106.47, while EUR/JPY fell 0.19% to 117.52.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 98.498.
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