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A Mixed Day in Asian Trading as Trade Tensions Remain High

Aug 06, 2018

Japanese Market

  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.08% and the Topix closed down 0.56%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.61x
  • 16 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 26 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 11 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 6 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.189% against the USD$ to 111.46
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.4 basis points to -0.106%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to 0.11%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.4 basis points to 0.22%

Chinese Market

  • The Hang Seng closed up +0.52%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced +0.08%, and the CSI 300 retreated -1.27%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1x
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 13 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 4 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8494
  • CNY¥ is currently up 0.376% against the USD$ to 6.8527
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -5.1 basis points to 2.978%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.6 basis points to 3.47%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 5.7 basis points to 0.49%

Indian Market

  • The Sensex finished up +0.36% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by +0.23%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.82x
  • 5 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 3 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR is currently up 0.399% against the USD$ to 68.8887
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.3 basis points to 7.502%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.4 basis points to 7.767%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.901 basis points to 0.27%

Australian Market

  • ASX 200 finished up +0.52%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1.74x
  • 34 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 23 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 8 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 8 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently down 0.284% against the USD$ to 0.7383
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to 2.101%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to 2.725%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has little changed 0.284 basis points to 0.62%

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Pacific Metals Co Ltd Materials 3745 15.23% 1,265,600
Furukawa Co Ltd Industrials 1844 13.13% 908,000
NTT Data Corp Information Technology 1372 7.52% 7,805,400
Toyobo Co Ltd Materials 1908 6.59% 1,380,200
Suzuki Motor Corp Consumer Discretionary 7327 4.60% 3,682,600
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Taisei Corp Industrials 5300 -12.11% 3,424,400
Sapporo Holdings Ltd Consumer Staples 2416 -9.31% 1,553,200
Hitachi Zosen Corp Industrials 491 -7.53% 3,809,100
Concordia Financial Group Ltd Financials 564 -5.05% 5,390,100
Obayashi Corp Industrials 1060 -4.93% 5,003,400

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd Industrials 86.85 3.39% 11,569,709
CLP Holdings Ltd Utilities 90 2.51% 4,274,407
AIA Group Ltd Financials 67.6 2.11% 20,356,724
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd Utilities 15.88 1.93% 21,211,222
BOC Hong Kong Holdings Ltd Financials 37.55 1.62% 11,067,609
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd Health Care 18.98 -3.46% 52,368,638
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 16.18 -2.41% 73,121,761
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd Consumer Staples 22.35 -1.97% 21,318,493
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 56.15 -1.84% 24,945,118
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 6.14 -1.76% 27,424,034

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Sigma Healthcare Ltd Health Care 0.54 8.00% 7,590,735
nib holdings Ltd/Australia Financials 5.81 3.75% 1,049,544
Galaxy Resources Ltd Materials 2.84 3.27% 3,303,245
Alumina Ltd Materials 2.91 2.83% 13,320,494
ALS Ltd Industrials 8.86 2.78% 1,218,170
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
SEEK Ltd Industrials 20 -8.76% 3,656,085
Credit Corp Group Ltd Financials 21.88 -2.54% 201,972
Xero Ltd Information Technology 43.59 -2.53% 560,320
Appen Ltd Information Technology 11.28 -2.51% 680,031
Webjet Ltd Consumer Discretionary 13.65 -2.08% 349,193