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Asian stocks close mixed as Japan rallies and the Hang Seng finished flat with volume 20% below average

Oct 16, 2018

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

Japanese Market

  • Japan stocks rallied overnight after a neutral move in US treasury yields calmed investor worries
  • The Nikkei 225 finished up 1.25% and the Topix closed up 0.74%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 6.03x
  • 0 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 78 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 12 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.242% against the USD$ to 112.04
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.1 basis points to -0.114%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.4 basis points to 0.148%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.3 basis points to 0.26%

Chinese Market

  • After seesawing between gains and losses, Hong Kong stocks finished little changed overnight 
  • Volumes in Hong Kong were light, 20% below the 20-day moving average ahead of the Cheung Yeung Festival holiday tomorrow. 
  • Stocks in Shanghai reversed gains to finish in the red following economic data that points to potential cooling in domestic demand 
  • The Hang Seng closed up 0.07%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 0.53%, and the CSI 300 retreated 0.81%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1.5x
  • 2 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 13 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 8 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8377
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.918
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.5 basis points to 3.105%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.3 basis points to 3.586%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.8 basis points to 0.48%

Australian Market

  • Aussie’s stocks retraced Monday’s loss after the ASDX 200 hit oversold territory according to the 14-day RSI technical indicator
  • ASX 200 finished up 0.56%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1.86x
  • 3 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 97 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 3 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 63 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 0.7129
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.3 basis points to 2.037%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2 basis points to 2.712%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.286 basis points to 0.68%
     

Indian Market

  • The bounce back in Indian stocks continues with the Sensex rising for the third straight day after hitting oversold barriers last week (according to several technical indicators)
  • The Sensex finished up 0.85% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by 0.69%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 2.44x
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 4 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently down 0.467% against the USD$ to 73.4762
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4.4 basis points to 7.606%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -5 basis points to 7.873%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 4.867 basis points to 0.27%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Toho Zinc Co Ltd Materials 4410 6.27%          365,000.00
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp Telecommunication Services 4991 4.50%      4,502,900.00
Fast Retailing Co Ltd Consumer Discretionary 55660 3.96%      1,230,900.00
Inpex Corp Energy 1434 3.84%    10,572,000.00
Tokyo Tatemono Co Ltd Real Estate 1235 3.78%      2,149,900.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Terumo Corp Health Care 6370 -3.78%      2,460,900.00
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK Energy 2378 -2.58%      9,843,100.00
Shiseido Co Ltd Consumer Staples 7138 -2.35%      3,770,000.00
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 3335 -2.20%      5,085,700.00
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co Ltd Materials 4340 -2.14%          360,900.00

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 8.18 3.68%      57,872,513.00
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd Health Care 16.1 2.68%      33,238,466.00
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 81 2.34%         7,052,034.00
CNOOC Ltd Energy 14.9 2.33%      62,616,259.00
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd Consumer Staples 22.9 1.78%         9,282,485.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 5.77 -3.51%      44,160,199.00
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Real Estate 47.1 -1.98%         3,043,144.00
Sands China Ltd Consumer Discretionary 33.3 -1.62%      12,857,152.00
Hengan International Group Co Ltd Consumer Staples 61.7 -1.59%         4,857,123.00
AIA Group Ltd Financials 61.5 -1.52%      24,133,539.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Washington H Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd Energy 27.56 5.47%                459,581
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd Materials 2.23 5.19%            6,035,957
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd Consumer Discretionary 29.04 4.05%            3,507,575
GrainCorp Ltd Consumer Staples 8.02 3.89%                796,302
Mineral Resources Ltd Materials 16 3.76%                951,265
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Lt Financials 2.25 -3.02%            1,207,506
IPH Ltd Industrials 5.57 -2.96%                925,835
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 1.735 -2.80%            3,023,806
Sigma Healthcare Ltd Health Care 0.545 -2.68%            3,238,824
Healthscope Ltd Health Care 1.92 -2.04%            7,768,147

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Consumer Discretionary 778.3 3.97%          64,213.00
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 333 3.54%        135,051.00
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd Energy 165.5 3.44%        845,921.00
State Bank of India Financials 270.2 2.60%    3,477,241.00
ICICI Bank Ltd Financials 321.05 2.51%    4,618,326.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
HDFC Bank Ltd Financials 1992.4 -0.77%          93,651.00
Bajaj Auto Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2611.15 -0.54%          28,503.00
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Consumer Discretionary 7149.95 -0.45%          21,459.00
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 696.4 -0.39%    1,581,820.00
IndusInd Bank Ltd Financials 1620.85 -0.37%          42,184.00