Japan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Retail, Warehousing and Steel sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.07% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd (TYO:5101), which rose 7.45% or 200.00 points to trade at 2,884.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Panasonic Corp (TYO:6752) added 3.53% or 44.00 points to end at 1,289.00 and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (TYO:9107) was up 3.03% or 100.00 points to 3,395.00 in late trade.
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