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Asian Stocks Finish Mostly Higher, Aussie Stocks Hit 10-Year High, Only Japan In The Red

Aug 20, 2018

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Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks closed in the red on light than usual volume 
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.32% and the Topix closed down 0.32%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.57x
  • 10 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 4 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 12 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 110.48
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.6 basis points to -0.123%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.6 basis points to 0.104%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread is unchanged at 0.23%

Chinese Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks finished in positive territory as investor focus shifts from instability in Turkey towards the US-China trade summit scheduled for Wednesday
  • The Hang Seng closed up 1.41%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 1.13%, and the CSI 300 rose 1.17%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 6.14x
  • 1 stock in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 5 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stock in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 7 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$, trading at the higher end of its range at 7.8497
  • CNY¥ is currently down 0.252% against the USD$ to 6.8602
  • 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 higher with yields down -0.4 basis points to 3.648%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 10.4 basis points to 0.78%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks finished their trading session positive as the positive investor sentiment acrross global markets carried over to traders in Mumbai 
  • The Sensex is the best performing benchmark index in Asia this year 
  • The Sensex finished up 0.87% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by 0.71%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 2.88x
  • 7 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 1 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 5 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently down 0.474% against the USD$ to 69.825
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.8 basis points to 7.569%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2.3 basis points to 7.838%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.326 basis points to 0.27%

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks closed up, setting a new 10-year high 
  • ASX 200 finished up 1.41%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1.47x
  • 53 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 17 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 25 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 9 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 0.7307
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.1 basis points to 1.986%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2.1 basis points to 2.524%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.182 basis points to 0.54%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd Consumer Staples 10230 -11.27%      2,503,600.00
NSK Ltd Industrials 1219 0.66%      1,934,600.00
Ajinomoto Co Inc Consumer Staples 1931 0.00%      1,617,900.00
TDK Corp Information Technology 11060 0.27%          405,700.00
Konami Holdings Corp Information Technology 4620 -2.01%          618,200.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
SUMCO Corp Information Technology 1897 -3.02%      6,436,500.00
Nikon Corp Consumer Discretionary 2009 -2.76%      2,406,100.00
Tokuyama Corp Materials 3225 -2.57%          284,700.00
Trend Micro Inc/Japan Information Technology 6490 -1.82%          385,700.00
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd Health Care 4214 -1.79%      1,324,700.00

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Tencent Holdings Ltd Information Technology 351 4.09%      34,973,182.00
China Resources Land Ltd Real Estate 27.4 3.99%      17,510,234.00
CNOOC Ltd Energy 12.4 3.34%      51,727,838.00
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd Consumer Staples 22.3 3.24% #N/A
Sands China Ltd Consumer Discretionary 37.2 2.91%      11,160,336.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 5.75 -5.89% #N/A
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 87.1 -1.69%      19,178,106.00
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc Information Technology 80.3 -0.68%      10,356,428.00
CLP Holdings Ltd Utilities 94 -0.27%         2,285,083.00
Hang Lung Properties Ltd Real Estate 15.5 -0.26%         1,752,150.00

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Larsen & Toubro Ltd Industrials 1323.95 6.74%        105,946.00
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 143.8 5.74%        176,569.00
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 269.55 4.74%        743,398.00
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd Energy 168.55 3.34%        845,921.00
Tata Steel Ltd Materials 599.4 3.24%        504,491.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 1385.2 -3.22%    1,581,820.00
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Consumer Discretionary 9075.9 -0.79%          21,459.00
ICICI Bank Ltd Financials 338.35 -0.50%    4,618,326.00
Axis Bank Ltd Financials 624.2 -0.46%        960,464.00
Hindustan Unilever Ltd Consumer Staples 1775.4 -0.30%          29,322.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Eclipx Group Ltd Financials 2.49 16.36% 6,573,144
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd Information Technology 17.5 5.36% 2,779,380
Resolute Mining Ltd Materials 1.325 4.74% 2,432,142
Mineral Resources Ltd Materials 14.8 4.23% 2,296,801
Breville Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 13.5 4.09%                414,309
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Ansell Ltd Health Care 25.8 -7.23%      2,112,981.00
Beach Energy Ltd Energy 1.78 -4.56%    27,376,715.00
NEXTDC Ltd Information Technology 6.98 -3.19%      2,117,486.00
Nufarm Ltd/Australia Materials 6.79 -3.14%      1,086,806.00
Estia Health Ltd Health Care 2.89 -3.02%      2,244,233.00