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Asian stocks close mixed as Chinese officials assure continued support for domestic stocks in wake of disappointing GDP report

Oct 19, 2018

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks closed down for a third straight week as continued geopolitical risks weighed on investor sentiment in Tokyo trading
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.56% and the Topix closed down 0.69%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.25x
  • 3 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 15 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 6 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.214% against the USD$ to 112.45
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.1 basis points to -0.116%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.3 basis points to 0.149%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.2 basis points to 0.2

Chinese Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks shrugged off a disappointing 3Q GDP print to finish in the black after comments by officials in Beijing issued continued support for domestic stocks markets 
  • Chinese 3Q GDP, disappointed, coming in at +6.5% vs. expectations for +6.6%
  • The Hang Seng closed up 0.42%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 0.84%, and the CSI 300 rose 2.97%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1.78x
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 12 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 7 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8399
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.9319
  • 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 lower with yields up 1.2 basis points to 3.576%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.5 basis points to 0.44%
     

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks closed in the red with worries about a higher interest rates environment and continued trade tensions between the US and China weighing on Aussie investor sentiment
  • ASX 200 finished down 0.05%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 0.82x
  • 11 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 18 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 5 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 14 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.563% against the USD$ to 0.7139
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2.2 basis points to 2.026%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4.4 basis points to 2.682%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 2.763 basis points to 0.66%
     

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks closed negative for the second straight trading day as local investors continue to worry about the growing problems at non-bank lenders
  • The Sensex finished down 1.33% and the Nifty 50 closed lower by 1.43%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.35x
  • 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 down 0.391% against the USD$ to 73.3225
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -3.6 basis points to 7.635%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.5 basis points to 7.917%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 3.991 basis points to 0.28%
     

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yaskawa Electric Corp Information Technology 3195 2.57%      4,348,100.00
Eisai Co Ltd Health Care 10795 2.32%          950,100.00
Tokio Marine Holdings Inc Financials 5556 2.19%      2,411,500.00
Haseko Corp Consumer Discretionary 1450 1.83%      1,861,300.00
Tokyo Electron Ltd Information Technology 14985 1.56%      1,549,000.00
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Credit Saison Co Ltd Financials 1721 -6.31%      3,092,500.00
Marui Group Co Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2460 -6.04%      3,864,500.00
Rakuten Inc Consumer Discretionary 792.8 -5.95%    20,657,400.00
Tokyo Tatemono Co Ltd Real Estate 1171 -4.41%      1,878,400.00
Yamaha Motor Co Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2713 -3.28%      1,702,100.00

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 14.1 3.08%         6,915,762.00
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd Financials 209 3.06%         9,764,832.00
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 8.23 2.88%      70,300,410.00
China Resources Land Ltd Real Estate 25.4 2.63%         9,573,528.00
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 14 2.34%      72,895,630.00
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
CNOOC Ltd Energy 14.1 -3.69%      88,991,758.00
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd Utilities 12.8 -3.02%      13,455,082.00
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd Real Estate 47.1 -2.18%         2,298,357.00
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc Information Technology 64.7 -1.75%      11,040,809.00
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd Utilities 59.5 -1.65%         2,264,701.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Galaxy Resources Ltd Materials 2.34 6.36%            5,770,582
Resolute Mining Ltd Materials 1.125 6.13%            7,017,929
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd Materials 2.39 5.29%            5,223,164
Washington H Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd Energy 30.51 4.92%                890,555
St Barbara Ltd Materials 4.11 4.85%            3,162,759
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd Consumer Staples 16.34 -3.71%            4,064,615
Seven Group Holdings Ltd Industrials 19.06 -3.69%                882,871
Automotive Holdings Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 1.94 -3.48%            1,773,148
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd Information Technology 12.5 -3.47%            2,287,284
REA Group Ltd Information Technology 71.79 -3.30%                228,978

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Health Care 608.4 2.52%        213,552.00
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd Financials 1199.55 1.83%          96,262.00
Vedanta Ltd Materials 211.15 1.51%    1,019,151.00
Hindustan Unilever Ltd Consumer Staples 1579.2 1.16%          29,322.00
ITC Ltd Consumer Staples 288.45 0.73%        926,480.00
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yes Bank Ltd Financials 217.7 -6.06%        556,217.00
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd Financials 1661.3 -4.32%        100,547.00
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1101.65 -4.11%        278,816.00
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 95.95 -4.00%        176,569.00
Hero MotoCorp Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2711 -3.70%          17,281.00