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Aug 08, 2018

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Japanese Markets

  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.08% and the Topix closed down 0.08%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.63x
  • 27 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 36 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 16 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 8 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently down 0.296% against the USD$ to 111.05
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed at 0.105%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.3 basis points to 0.113%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.3 basis points to 0.22%

Chinese Market

  • The Hang Seng closed up +0.39%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced +0.32%, and the CSI 300 retreated -1.61%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1.17x
  • 4 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 5 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 1 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8499
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.8368
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -10.8 basis points to 2.87%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.7 basis points to 3.527%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 13.5 basis points to 0.66%

Indian Market

  • The Sensex finished up +0.59% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by +0.53%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 3.43x
  • 6 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 1 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR? is currently little changed against the USD$ at 68.635
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4.3 basis points to 7.454%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.3 basis points to 7.783%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 4.373 basis points to 0.33

Australian Market

  • ASX 200 finished up +0.39%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 0.75x
  • 26 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 22 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 13 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 7 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 0.7412
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.9 basis points to 2.069%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.1 basis points to 2.677%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.779 basis points to 0.61%

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Nikon Corp Consumer Discretionary 2110 9.38 5245900
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd Industrials 3885 5.28 1157700
SoftBank Group Corp Telecommunication Services 10530 4.78 16308700
Yokogawa Electric Corp Information Technology 2048 4.22 2473100
Toho Zinc Co Ltd Materials 4075 3.95 300200
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
MEIJI Holdings Co Ltd Consumer Staples 7760 -10.39 1534200
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd Materials 2054 -7.44 24285800
NTT Data Corp Information Technology 1316 -6.00 7633400
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd Consumer Staples 2571 -5.91 6043600
Rakuten Inc Consumer Discretionary 777.8 -4.94 20479300

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.  Source: S&P Capital IQ

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 59.75 4.46 29254503
PetroChina Co Ltd Energy 6.07 3.23 2.04E+08
Tencent Holdings Ltd Information Technology 364 1.96 25449715
Hang Seng Bank Ltd Financials 216 1.89 3768804
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd Utilities 15.12 1.89 8202605
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Hengan International Group Co Ltd Consumer Staples 67.35 -2.95 5211911
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd Real Estate 23.15 -2.73 31971402
MTR Corp Ltd Industrials 41.7 -2.57 15704988
China Resources Land Ltd Real Estate 27.45 -2.14 9338012
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 11.42 -1.55 58645648

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.  Source: S&P Capital IQ

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd Energy 171.9 2.87 845921
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1217.25 2.85 278816
ICICI Bank Ltd Financials 318.2 1.63 4618326
State Bank of India Financials 308.65 1.53 3477241
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 142.3 1.46 176569
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Consumer Discretionary 9209.5 -1.99 21459
Bajaj Auto Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2658 -0.96 28503
Vedanta Ltd Materials 224.75 -0.90 1019151
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 1362.9 -0.47 1581820
NTPC Ltd Utilities 158.15 -0.28 84301

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.  Source: S&P Capital IQ

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Eclipx Group Ltd Financials 1.99 10.56 24508569
Tabcorp Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 4.84 7.56 20772725
Lynas Corp Ltd Materials 2.26 4.63 5707342
AMP Ltd Financials 3.48 3.88 20278689
Independence Group NL Materials 4.42 3.51 4677663
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Infigen Energy Utilities 0.575 -5.74 3202315
Sigma Healthcare Ltd Health Care 0.495 -4.81 8376943
McMillan Shakespeare Ltd Industrials 15.34 -4.72 488737
SmartGroup Corp Ltd Industrials 11.55 -4.55 439260
Vocus Group Ltd Telecommunication Services 2.34 -3.70 2355640

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.  Source: S&P Capital IQ