At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 declined 0.78% to hit a new 3-month low.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Yamaha Corp. (T:7951), which rose 1.68% or 90.0 points to trade at 5440.0 at the close. Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd. (T:4568) added 1.62% or 67.0 points to end at 4200.0 and Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. (T:4272) was up 1.40% or 16.0 points to 1161.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Shiseido Co., Ltd. (T:4911), which lost 5.03% or 432.0 points to trade at 8165.0 in late trade. Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (T:5541) declined 4.48% or 170.0 points to end at 3625.0 and Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. (T:6976) shed 4.05% or 130.0 points to 3080.0.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 3085 to 414 and 82 ended unchanged on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 5.31% to 19.99.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was unchanged 0.00% or 0.00 to $74.14 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September fell 0.43% or 0.34 to hit $77.90 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.14% or 1.70 to trade at $1255.20 a troy ounce.
USD/JPY was up 0.11% to 110.62, while EUR/JPY rose 0.40% to 129.31.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.06% at 94.13.
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