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Asian stocks closed lower in Japan and Hong Kong in wake of higher US Treasury yields and US dollar. Australia closed higher

Oct 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, after swinging between positive and negative for most of their trading session
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.56% and the Topix closed down 0.09%
  • An improving economic outlook for the US economy, coupled with investors fears that the Japanese stock market is overheated, drove profit taking 
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 1.06x
  • 34 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 2 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 48 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 1 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently down 0.201% against the USD$ to 114.3
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.6 basis points to -0.106%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.8 basis points to 0.159%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.2 basis points to 0.27%

Chinese Market

  • Hong Kong stocks plunged overnight as a double whammy of higher US treasury yields and a stronger USD$ drove a continuation of this week’s drawdown 
  • Chinese stocks are closed for Golden Week
  • The Hang Seng closed down 1.73%, Hang Seng China Enterprise declined 2.21%, and the CSI 300 rose 1.04%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 0.11x
  • 1 stock in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 7 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 stocks 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 7.8349
  • CNY¥ is currently down 0.312% against the USD$ to 6.8688
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1 basis points to 3.188%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.1 basis points to 3.625%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.09 basis points to 0.44%

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks finished their trading session, bucking the sell-off across Asia overnight 
  • ASX 200 finished up 0.49%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1.02x
  • 21 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 39 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 6 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 8 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently down 0.225% against the USD$ to 0.7087
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.4 basis points to 1.994%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 6.9 basis points to 2.708%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 2.175 basis points to 0.71%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks had the biggest drop in 8 months in overnight trading with rising global oil prices, combined with a weaker Indian Rupee, drove selling ahead of expected increase in interest rates by the Bank of India tomorrow (tonight)
  • The Sensex finished down 2.24% and the Nifty 50 closed lower by 2.39%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.24x
  • 1 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 3 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 8 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently up 0.327% against the USD$ to 73.5825
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.7 basis points to 7.936%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 4.7 basis points to 8.159%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 2.373 basis points to 0.22%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd Industrials 1275 4.17%             1,936,000.00
T&D Holdings Inc Financials 1967 3.83%             4,189,200.00
Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc Financials 2427 3.36%             6,642,800.00
Mitsui E&S Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 2183 3.31%             1,747,900.00
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc Financials 723.9 3.13%        106,779,700.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Tokyu Fudosan Holdings Corp Real Estate 690 -11.31%          11,684,500.00
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd Health Care 7100 -5.33%             1,870,100.00
Shiseido Co Ltd Consumer Staples 8375 -4.73%             5,926,500.00
Marui Group Co Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2557 -4.34%             2,222,000.00
Kikkoman Corp Consumer Staples 6460 -4.15%             1,317,100.00

Hong Kong Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Sands China Ltd Consumer Discretionary 35.6 1.86%      17,004,959.00
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 48.9 1.77%      19,807,884.00
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc Information Technology 80.1 0.76%         8,462,982.00
HSBC Holdings PLC Financials 68.1 0.15%      19,094,289.00
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd Telecommunication Services 9.07 0.12%      41,702,437.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 84 -5.46%         8,511,093.00
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd Health Care 15.4 -4.94%      31,902,164.00
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Energy 7.26 -4.72%    140,349,769.00
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 14.2 -4.18%      44,396,714.00
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Energy 17.3 -3.78%      12,484,109.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Alumina Ltd Materials 3.09 10.75%      61,777,717.00
Magellan Financial Group Ltd Financials 29.1 7.82%         1,337,537.00
South32 Ltd Materials 4.25 7.32%      52,652,585.00
Galaxy Resources Ltd Materials 2.8 4.48%         3,157,996.00
News Corp Consumer Discretionary 19.23 3.90%            238,383.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Pact Group Holdings Ltd Materials 3.45 -8.00%         5,943,695.00
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 2.16 -7.30%         3,612,039.00
a2 Milk Co Ltd Consumer Staples 9.54 -4.31%         8,196,390.00
Webjet Ltd Consumer Discretionary 14.36 -4.07%            719,434.00
St Barbara Ltd Materials 3.48 -3.87%         3,442,407.00

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
ICICI Bank Ltd Financials 315.95 4.07%    4,618,326.00
Axis Bank Ltd Financials 586.25 2.70%        960,464.00
Larsen & Toubro Ltd Industrials 1259.15 1.18%        105,946.00
Yes Bank Ltd Financials 215.15 1.08%        556,217.00
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Consumer Discretionary 795.25 0.52%          64,213.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1120.55 -7.03%        278,816.00
Hero MotoCorp Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2757 -5.45%          17,281.00
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd Information Technology 2064.25 -4.54%          57,673.00
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 315.95 -4.17%        135,051.00
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd Energy 174.8 -3.74%        845,921.00