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Asian stocks closed mixed with Japanese and Hong Kong markets higher on improved trade sentiment

Sep 20, 2018

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks finished their trading session positive, the best 5-day move in 2 years 
  • There is speculation that a lot of the selling of Japanese stocks over the past few weeks were foreigners leaving Japanese stocks following an escalation of trade tensions between the US and China
  • The Nikkei 225 finished up 0.01% and the Topix closed up 0.11%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 1.39x
  • 143 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 50 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 1 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 112.22
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.2 basis points to -0.102%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.1 basis points to 0.123%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.1 basis points to 0.23%

Chinese Market

  • Hong Kong stocks finished positive for a third straight session as investor sentiment continues to improve after the latest round of escalating trade rhetoric between the US and China was better than feared 
  • Chinese stocks disconnected form the optimism in Hong Kong stocks overnight with Chinese traders focused on the fallout from the current Sino-Us trade conflict on corporate earnings
  • The Hang Seng closed up 0.26%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 0.47%, and the CSI 300 retreated 0.07%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1.17x
  • 9 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stock in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8439
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.8495
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1 basis points to 3.219%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.7 basis points to 3.698%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.7 basis points to 0.48%

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks closed down, retracing Wednesday’s gains, following negative news from supermarkets stocks overshadowed gains from exports-sensitive mining stocks
  • ASX 200 finished down 0.33%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 0.54x
  • 18 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 18 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 7 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 6 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.151% against the USD$ to 0.7274
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed at 2.12%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.3 basis points to 2.715%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.151 basis points to 0.6%

Indian Market

  • Indian markets were closed for the Moharrum holiday

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd Industrials 3710 5.25%      3,029,400.00
Kansai Electric Power Co Inc/The Utilities 1703 4.32%      4,295,900.00
Showa Denko KK Materials 5610 3.89%      3,599,700.00
Komatsu Ltd Industrials 3396 3.47%      9,261,000.00
OKUMA Corp Industrials 6410 3.39%          453,300.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd Information Technology 3330 -3.90%          849,300.00
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd Information Technology 2706 -3.74%      2,940,800.00
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd Information Technology 7050 -3.56%          840,500.00
Alps Electric Co Ltd Information Technology 3005 -3.53%      3,334,800.00
Tokyo Electron Ltd Information Technology 15910 -2.81%      2,913,000.00

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Bank of East Asia Ltd/The Financials 29.6 2.25%         2,928,821.00
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd Consumer Staples 24.5 2.08%      16,064,075.00
China Mobile Ltd Telecommunication Services 76.9 1.52%      15,675,697.00
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd Telecommunication Services 9.55 1.49%      33,916,606.00
Sino Land Co Ltd Real Estate 13.7 1.49%         4,523,471.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Real Estate 53.1 -1.76%         3,345,388.00
CNOOC Ltd Energy 14.7 -1.74%      53,675,921.00
Power Assets Holdings Ltd Utilities 55.3 -1.16%         3,266,290.00
CK Asset Holdings Ltd Real Estate 60.3 -1.15%         4,002,471.00
MTR Corp Ltd Industrials 41.2 -1.08%         2,627,929.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Pilbara Minerals Ltd Materials 0.855 6.88%    12,595,223.00
Evolution Mining Ltd Materials 2.85 6.74%    16,183,625.00
Regis Resources Ltd Materials 4.11 6.48%      4,308,028.00
Ausdrill Ltd Materials 1.745 6.08%      5,278,360.00
Seven Group Holdings Ltd Industrials 22.5 6.03%      2,742,215.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Washington H Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd Energy 24.04 -6.31%          753,251.00
Vocus Group Ltd Telecommunication Services 2.97 -5.41%      4,942,548.00
Brickworks Ltd Materials 16.17 -5.38%          516,355.00
Appen Ltd Information Technology 13.2 -4.21%          728,122.00
Technology One Ltd Information Technology 5.35 -3.95%      1,337,158.00