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Asian markets subdued with both mainland China and Japan closed for holidays as new US tariffs begin today

Sep 24, 2018

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks were closed for the Fall Equinox holiday

Chinese Market

  • Hong Kong stocks started the week in the red with no material improvement in US-China trade relations as China backs out of trade talks with US
  • Chinese markets were closed for the Fall Equinox holiday 
  • Newly approved tariffs by the US and Chinese governments are to begin today
  • Hong Kong will be closed tomorrow
  • The Hang Seng closed down 1.62% and the Hang Seng China Enterprise declined 1.81%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 0.04x
  • 10 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 1 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stocks 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 7.8087
  • CNY¥ is currently up 0.152% against the USD$ to 6.8571
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.3 basis points to 3.206%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.1 basis points to 3.699%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.4 basis points to 0.49%

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks finished their trading session negative as pessimism in Hong Kong markets towards Sino-US trade relations carried over to Down Under
  • ASX 200 finished down 0.12%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1.13x 
  • 12 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 26 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 6 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 5 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently down 0.219% against the USD$ to 0.7274
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.5 basis points to 2.088%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.3 basis points to 2.704%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.719 basis points to 0.62%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks fell for the 5th straight trading sessions with financial stocks weighing on the Sensex  
  • Lender IL&FS defaulted on interest payments on its bonds, dragging down financials with rising concerns about a liquidity squeeze in the financial sector
  • The Sensex finished down 1.46% and the Nifty 50 closed lower by 1.58%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.24x
  • 3 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 19 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 3 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently up 0.533% against the USD$ to 72.59
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 3.8 basis points to 7.928%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.8 basis points to 8.107%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 3.267 basis points to 0.18%

Hong Kong Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
CNOOC Ltd Energy 14.2 0.57%      61,359,216.00
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd Utilities 61.8 0.16%         1,915,788.00
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd Utilities 15.5 -0.26%      10,684,298.00
Power Assets Holdings Ltd Utilities 55 -0.45%         2,655,077.00
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 14.8 -0.54%         2,291,223.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 10.8 -5.57%      46,999,478.00
China Resources Land Ltd Real Estate 28 -4.83%         7,893,336.00
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd Consumer Staples 24.8 -4.26%      12,199,505.00
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd Telecommunication Services 9.15 -4.09%      41,160,208.00
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 15.9 -3.98%      76,732,822.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Pilbara Minerals Ltd Materials 0.925 5.11%      6,831,168.00
Ausdrill Ltd Materials 1.785 3.78%      2,733,914.00
Metcash Ltd Consumer Staples 3.01 3.08%      3,862,826.00
GWA Group Ltd Industrials 2.91 2.83%          538,817.00
Bega Cheese Ltd Consumer Staples 6.93 2.67%          884,468.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Lynas Corp Ltd Materials 1.715 -18.33%    32,706,934.00
Sims Metal Management Ltd Materials 11.82 -11.66%      5,609,656.00
St Barbara Ltd Materials 3.48 -10.54%    10,233,117.00
Regis Resources Ltd Materials 3.86 -6.76%      2,774,875.00
Evolution Mining Ltd Materials 2.71 -5.24%      6,687,843.00

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd Information Technology 2198.7 4.51%          57,673.00
Coal India Ltd Energy 281.45 2.10%        969,111.00
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 717.3 1.56%    1,581,820.00
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1232.3 1.27%        278,816.00
NTPC Ltd Utilities 168.3 0.57%          84,301.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Consumer Discretionary 895.4 -6.46%          64,213.00
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd Financials 1721.05 -6.22%        100,547.00
IndusInd Bank Ltd Financials 1674.65 -4.94%          42,184.00
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 345.75 -4.49%        135,051.00
Bharti Airtel Ltd Telecommunications 357.5 -4.00%        176,699.00