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Nikkei gains, trading volume drops

  • Japanese shares rose today, with the Nikkei climbing 0.3% to 14975.97, after dropping 1.1% on Monday, although trading volume hit its two month low amid escalating tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.
  • The Topix rose 0.3% to 1,238.20 at the close of trading in Tokyo, with 1.68B shares changing hands. JPX-Nikkei Index 400 also ended up 0.3% at 11,275.02.
  • Dollar/yen slid back 0.1% to ¥101.91, after rising 0.2% yesterday.
  • ETFs: DXJ, EWJ, DFJ, NKY, DBJP, EZJ, EWV, SCJ, JPNL, DXJS, JSC, ITF, JPP, JPNS, HEWJ, FJP, DXJH, DXJR, DXJF, DXJC, DXJTFXY, YCS, JYN, YCL
Comments (2)
  • SharkDude
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    Volume is down because these rallies are phony. No one is buying the optimism.
    17 Jun, 06:20 AM Reply Like
  • chammond63
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    Huge call volume for $EWJ July 19 calls this morning
    17 Jun, 10:17 AM Reply Like
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