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Asian stocks close lower as Emerging Markets concerns and trade tensions with US dominate sentiment

Sep 04, 2018

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*Data in Price Return and Updated Real-Time (with a delay), Source: StockDio

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks finished in the red with rising trade tensions between the US and its key tradining partners dominating investors sentiment 
  • While Japanese investors may have already priced in contentious trade negotiations between the US and China, the continued tensions between the US and Canada and the US and the EU spooked Japanese investors 
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.05% and the Topix closed down 0.12%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.51x
  • 18 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 21 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 9 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 5 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.171% against the USD$ to 111.26
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.5 basis points to -0.112%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.5 basis points to 0.123%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 1 basis points to 0.24%

Chinese Market

  • Hong Kong stocks & Chinese stocks shrugged off worries about US-Sino trade friction to finish positive as both the Hang Seng and the CSI 300 entered over-sold territory last week
  • The Hang Seng closed up 0.94%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 0.71%, and the CSI 300 rose 1.27%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 3.17x
  • 3 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 5 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stock in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 2 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8496
  • CNY¥ is currently up 0.237% against the USD$ to 6.839
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.5 basis points to 3.128%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.9 basis points to 3.614%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.6 basis points to 0.49%

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks fell in sympathy with their counterparts in Japan on worries about strained US-China trade talks
  • ASX 200 finished down 0.28%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 0.85x
  • 18 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 15 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 24 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 7 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently down 0.499% against the USD$ to 0.7178
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.5 basis points to 1.979%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.5 basis points to 2.524%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.001 basis points to 0.55%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks finished their trading session in the red for the 5th straight day, the worst losing streak in 3-months, over worries about weakness in the Indian Rupee (INR) weighing on economic growth 
  • The Sensex finished down 0.4% and the Nifty 50 closed lower by 0.54%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.24x
  • 8 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 3 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 up 0.498% against the USD$ to 71.575
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 8.4 basis points to 7.798%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 6.4 basis points to 8.063%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 7.902 basis points to 0.27%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd Materials 2033 3.46%    11,351,900.00
Pioneer Corp Consumer Discretionary 130 3.17%      4,048,300.00
Shiseido Co Ltd Consumer Staples 7983 2.57%      1,903,300.00
FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd Consumer Staples 9890 2.17%          453,400.00
Oji Holdings Corp Materials 757 2.02%      2,824,000.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Ube Industries Ltd Materials 2691 -3.24%          596,700.00
Rakuten Inc Consumer Discretionary 827.7 -3.02%    16,359,300.00
Concordia Financial Group Ltd Financials 511 -2.48%      4,293,900.00
Fujikura Ltd Industrials 608 -2.41%      3,840,800.00
Citizen Watch Co Ltd Information Technology 723 -2.30%      1,866,400.00

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd Telecommunication Services 9.58 5.86%      82,641,206.00
CK Asset Holdings Ltd Real Estate 58.2 4.77%      10,458,183.00
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd Industrials 91.3 3.05%      10,040,263.00
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 58.7 2.62%      15,807,574.00
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc Information Technology 88.5 2.55%         4,175,673.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 15.4 -0.90%         6,779,805.00
Bank of East Asia Ltd/The Financials 29 -0.68%         1,982,962.00
Hang Lung Properties Ltd Real Estate 15.5 -0.38%         1,888,255.00
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd Real Estate 115 -0.35%         3,876,993.00
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Real Estate 51.4 -0.29%         1,444,711.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Ausdrill Ltd Materials 1.725 9.18%      6,337,576.00
Sims Metal Management Ltd Materials 13.19 6.97%      2,838,789.00
Evolution Mining Ltd Materials 2.84 5.19%      8,687,669.00
SpeedCast International Ltd Telecommunication Services 4.77 5.07%    11,296,408.00
Nufarm Ltd/Australia Materials 7.2 4.20%      2,323,201.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Galaxy Resources Ltd Materials 2.63 -3.66%    10,047,463.00
Altium Ltd Information Technology 27.37 -3.18%          342,418.00
Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd Industrials 1.905 -2.81%      6,258,859.00
LendLease Group Real Estate 19.81 -2.70%      2,479,229.00
Beach Energy Ltd Energy 1.875 -2.60%      7,547,054.00

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 735.65 2.64%    1,581,820.00
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd Information Technology 2093.2 1.86%          57,673.00
Wipro Ltd Information Technology 313.55 1.42%        222,541.00
Axis Bank Ltd Financials 640.5 1.39%        960,464.00
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1242.35 0.97%        278,816.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Asian Paints Ltd Materials 1312.05 -3.49%          85,300.00
State Bank of India Financials 296.6 -3.20%    3,477,241.00
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 372.75 -3.09%        135,051.00
Hindustan Unilever Ltd Consumer Staples 1651.4 -2.80%          29,322.00
Coal India Ltd Energy 279.95 -2.61%        969,111.00