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Asian stocks finish in the red with margin call fears sending Chinese stocks lower and Japanese stocks lower on weak export data

Oct 18, 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 negative with the announcement that the Chinese government will begin investigating vertical machine center imports from Japan and Taiwan hitting Japanese machine tools exporters 
  • Japanese exports dropped for the month of September, the first decline since 2016 -- Japan is the world’s third-largest economy
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.8% and the Topix closed down 0.54%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.52x
  • 4 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 3 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 5 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 112.51
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to -0.115%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.4 basis points to 0.152%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.4 basis points to 0.27%

Chinese Market

  • Hong Kong stocks finished little changed with Chinese H-share stocks declining as traders returned following the Chung Yeung Festival holiday 
  • Chinese stocks dropped on rumors of a widespread margins calls with efforts by local governments to boost investor sentiment failing -- the Shanghai Composite is now down almost 30% since hitting its high at the end of January 2018
  • The Hang Seng closed down 0.03%, Hang Seng China Enterprise declined 0.6%, and the CSI 300 retreated 2.37%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1.17x
  • 1 stock in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 14 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 7.8393
  • CNY¥ is currently up 0.159% against the USD$ to 6.9385
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.3 basis points to 3.137%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2.4 basis points to 3.564%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 2.1 basis points to 0.43%
     

Australian Market

  • ASX 200 finished up 0.06%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1x
  • 8 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 11 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 5 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 19 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.52% against the USD$ to 0.7146
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.2 basis points to 2.048%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.4 basis points to 2.726%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.68 basis points to 0.68%

Indian Market

  • The Sensex finished down 1.09% and the Nifty 50 closed lower by 1.24%
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 3 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently up 0.182% against the USD$ to 73.61
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 6.5 basis points to 7.671%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 3.9 basis points to 7.912%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 6.318 basis points to 0.24%
     

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd Consumer Staples 12920 2.38%          820,200.00
Oji Holdings Corp Materials 794 2.06%      4,077,400.00
Tokyo Dome Corp Consumer Discretionary 998 2.04%          324,600.00
Sony Financial Holdings Inc Financials 2548 2.04%      1,455,600.00
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc Financials 4674 1.96%      1,336,300.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yaskawa Electric Corp Information Technology 3115 -7.84%      5,636,500.00
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK Energy 2261 -5.40%      2,515,800.00
OKUMA Corp Industrials 5840 -5.19%          656,400.00
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd Information Technology 6390 -5.19%          603,000.00
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd Industrials 3155 -4.97%      1,225,900.00

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Link REIT Real Estate 73.8 3.22%         5,260,206.00
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 82.8 2.29%         7,840,548.00
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Real Estate 48.1 2.23%         2,352,344.00
Hengan International Group Co Ltd Consumer Staples 62.9 1.86%         4,063,634.00
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd Real Estate 23 1.77%      14,337,560.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Energy 6.5 -4.27%    196,564,402.00
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Energy 18 -2.70%      29,580,783.00
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 13.7 -2.42%      54,617,435.00
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 8 -2.20%      39,745,589.00
CNOOC Ltd Energy 14.6 -2.01%      81,958,744.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd Information Technology 12.95 14.10%            5,830,555
Steadfast Group Ltd Financials 2.95 7.66%            5,083,301
Credit Corp Group Ltd Financials 19.99 6.05%                515,701
Vocus Group Ltd Telecommunication Services 3.4 5.59%            6,543,793
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd Materials 3.97 4.47%          17,339,176
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Bellamy's Australia Ltd Consumer Staples 8.49 -7.52%            1,999,385
Orocobre Ltd Materials 3.55 -7.07%            1,303,108
Galaxy Resources Ltd Materials 2.2 -5.58%            5,487,268
Boral Ltd Materials 6.21 -5.05%          10,896,395
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 1.625 -4.69%            2,868,367

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
ITC Ltd Consumer Staples 286.35 1.34%        926,480.00
Wipro Ltd Information Technology 324 1.20%        222,541.00
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 704.5 1.16%    1,581,820.00
Coal India Ltd Energy 279.65 1.14%        969,111.00
Hindustan Unilever Ltd Consumer Staples 1561.05 1.08%          29,322.00
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yes Bank Ltd Financials 231.75 -6.85%        556,217.00
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 314.3 -5.62%        135,051.00
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Consumer Discretionary 6878.7 -3.79%          21,459.00
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 179.2 -3.40%        743,398.00
Tata Steel Ltd Materials 554.65 -3.39%        504,491.00