Japan stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Steel, Electrical/Machinery and Power sectors led shares lower. At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 fell 0.19%. The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:1925), which rose 3.81% or 112.0 points to trade at 3048.0 at the close. Meanwhile, Uny Group Holdings Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:8270) added 2.96% or 21.0 points to end at 730.0 and Konami Corp. (TOKYO:9766) was up 2.93% or 76.0 points to 2673.0 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Fujikura Ltd. (TOKYO:5803), which fell 4.36% or 26.0 points to trade at 570.0 at the close. Nitto Denko Co (TOKYO:6988) declined 4.00% or 304.0 points to end at 7294.0 and Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (TOKYO:6503) was down 3.96% or 47.5 points to 1150.5. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Tokyo Stock Exchange by 1306 to 568 and 2 ended unchanged. The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was down 11.97% to 31.70. Crude oil for October delivery was down 1.31% or 0.60 to $45.32 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.95% or 0.47 to hit $48.42 a barrel, while the December Gold contract fell 0.02% or 0.20 to trade at $1109.10 a troy ounce. USD/JPY was up 0.06% to 120.69, while EUR/JPY rose 0.01% to 136.08. The US Dollar Index was down 0.01% at 95.54.