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Asian stocks finish mixed with Japanese sentiment better on good earnings and China seeing increased intraday volatility

Oct 24, 2018

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks finished positive after finishing a volatile trading session that saw the Topix fluctuate between gains and losses of 0.7% 
  • Improving local investor sentiment from better than expected earnings results from Nikkei 225 large-cap stocks was capped by losses in energy stocks following Saudi Arabia’s announcement that it will increase oil production to offset losses from US sanctions on Iran
  • The Nikkei 225 finished up 0.37% and the Topix closed up 0.08%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 1.1x
  • 0 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 112 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 25 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.205% against the USD$ to 112.67
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.2 basis points to -0.113%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.7 basis points to 0.135%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.5 basis points to 0.25%
     

Chinese Market

  • Chinese stocks continue to exhibit significant intraday volatility with the Shanghai Composite experiencing a 2.5% swing in intraday trading overnight: at one point, the index was +1.8% and at another point, the index was down 0.7% 
  • Hong Kong stocks are now at their lowest levels since May 2017
  • The Hang Seng closed down 0.38%, Hang Seng China Enterprise declined 0.08%, and the CSI 300 rose 0.15%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished neutral with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 1.17x
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 8 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 6 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8413
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.9437
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.5 basis points to 3.122%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2 basis points to 3.565%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.5 basis points to 0.44%
     

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks finished their trading session in the red with commodities-sensitive stocks selling off in sympathy with the sell-off in global oil prices
  • ASX 200 finished down 0.24%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 0.71x
  • 10 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 41 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 27 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 0.7084
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1 basis points to 2.005%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.8 basis points to 2.66%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.028 basis points to 0.66%
     

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks rallied overnight with falling oil prices easing investor worries and higher cost inflation putting a strain on consumers
  • The Sensex finished up 0.55% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by 0.77%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 1.21x
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 10 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 5 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently down 0.562% against the USD$ to 73.155
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2.8 basis points to 7.577%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.7 basis points to 7.872%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 3.362 basis points to 0.3%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Oki Electric Industry Co Ltd Information Technology 1554 9.51%            3,508,200
FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd Consumer Staples 13350 5.45%            1,271,700
Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd Consumer Staples 741 2.92%            2,977,200
Toyo Seikan Group Holdings Ltd Materials 2287 2.88%            1,071,600
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 1270 2.83%            1,763,900
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Toho Zinc Co Ltd Materials 3695 -12.96%                874,300
SUMCO Corp Information Technology 1388 -10.80%          23,242,800
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd Materials 1804 -7.91%          18,911,200
Subaru Corp Consumer Discretionary 3008 -7.02%          10,981,000
Showa Denko KK Materials 5040 -6.32%            3,730,400

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Energy 18.3 2.69%      26,540,908.00
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 8 1.27%      35,810,620.00
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Energy 6.44 1.10%    132,460,654.00
ICBC Financials 5.29 0.95%    259,056,202.00
Hang Seng Bank Ltd Financials 199 0.86%         1,601,400.00
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 78.5 -4.62%      18,420,035.00
CNOOC Ltd Energy 13.6 -3.82%    118,101,750.00
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd Utilities 12.5 -1.89%         8,230,378.00
PetroChina Co Ltd Energy 5.81 -1.86%    143,942,420.00
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd Health Care 16.6 -1.54%      15,714,269.00

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Regis Resources Ltd Materials 4.39 5.53%            5,420,495
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd Materials 2.52 5.00%            7,664,299
Ausdrill Ltd Materials 1.68 4.35%            3,545,986
InvoCare Ltd Consumer Discretionary 12.84 4.14%                932,484
Pendal Group Ltd Financials 8.37 3.33%            1,201,882
 
Underformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Super Retail Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 8.33 -10.91%            4,763,022
WorleyParsons Ltd Energy 15.81 -6.54%          13,376,429
Bellamy's Australia Ltd Consumer Staples 7.98 -6.01%            3,604,293
Aveo Group Real Estate 1.94 -4.90%            2,943,047
Nufarm Ltd/Australia Materials 5.48 -4.20%            4,013,376

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Bharti Airtel Ltd Telecommunications 316.75 10.79%        176,699.00
Asian Paints Ltd Materials 1189.95 4.49%          85,300.00
IndusInd Bank Ltd Financials 1520.75 3.21%          42,184.00
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd Financials 1740.4 2.99%        100,547.00
Hindustan Unilever Ltd Consumer Staples 1585.6 2.04%          29,322.00
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yes Bank Ltd Financials 204 -4.52%        556,217.00
Bajaj Auto Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2475.3 -4.30%          28,503.00
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 313.8 -1.40%        135,051.00
NTPC Ltd Utilities 163.35 -1.18%          84,301.00
Infosys Ltd Information Technology 650.15 -1.17%    1,581,820.00