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Asian stocks close mixed, early day strength gives way to profit taking late session as markets speculate on what US election results mean for international trade

Nov 07, 2018

 

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks opened the session strong but traded down and closed lower and markets speculated about the effect of the US election results on international trade
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.28% and the Topix closed down 0.42%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.46x
  • 15 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 7 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stock in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 8 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently down 0.309% against the USD$ to 113.08
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.1 basis points to -0.127%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.8 basis points to 0.123%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.7 basis points to 0.25%
     

Chinese Market

  • Chinese foreign exchange reserves dropped to USD$3.05 trillion at the end of October, coming slightly lighter the market expectations for USD$3.06 trillion and translates to a USD$34 billion drop for the month of October – the third monthly decline in a row and largest single month decline since CY2016
  • The Hang Seng closed up 0.1%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 0.08%, and the CSI 300 retreated 0.65%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 0.92x
  • 4 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8295
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.9142
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1 basis points to 3.032%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.9 basis points to 3.507%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.9 basis points to 0.48%

 

 

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks closed higher for the eighth of the last nine sessions, New Zealand unemployment his a 10 year low
  • ASX 200 finished up 0.37%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 2.03x
  • 11 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 15 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 1 stock in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 9 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.704% against the USD$ to 0.7298
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.1 basis points to 2.043%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to 2.727%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.804 basis points to 0.68%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks traded for just one hour of ceremonial trading to mark Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yokogawa Electric Corp Information Technology 2335 7.55%            2,442,000
Nichirei Corp Consumer Staples 2766 6.26%            1,765,200
DeNA Co Ltd Information Technology 2062 5.69%            5,776,400
Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp Telecommunication Services 4496 4.85%          11,666,800
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd Materials 1913 3.52%          19,800,500
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Takara Holdings Inc Consumer Staples 1402 -13.40%            2,643,700
Mitsubishi Materials Corp Materials 2970 -8.33%            2,544,400
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK Energy 2033 -6.01%            2,194,400
Daikin Industries Ltd Industrials 12465 -5.68%            1,892,600
Denka Co Ltd Materials 3480 -5.56%            1,316,100

Hong Kong Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Hang Lung Properties Ltd Real Estate 15 2.32%               4,127,148
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Energy 19.1 1.92%            20,975,117
AIA Group Ltd Financials 63.6 1.76%            24,427,253
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 5.96 1.71%            46,054,130
Sino Land Co Ltd Real Estate 13 1.40%               7,094,826
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 15.4 -4.94%            97,054,626
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd Utilities 13.6 -1.73%               8,420,115
CLP Holdings Ltd Utilities 85.8 -1.32%               3,437,266
China Mobile Ltd Telecommunication Services 72.9 -1.29%            12,417,527
Hang Seng Bank Ltd Financials 183 -1.24%               2,415,947

 

 

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Metcash Ltd Consumer Staples 2.9 2.84%            3,730,252
McMillan Shakespeare Ltd Industrials 16.9 2.74%                189,137
WorleyParsons Ltd Energy 15.54 10.45% 9,011,280
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 1.935 8.71% 4,014,174
Orocobre Ltd Materials 4.58 6.02% 1,425,886
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Webjet Ltd Consumer Discretionary 11.93 -6.57%            1,862,024
Sigma Healthcare Ltd Health Care 0.525 -3.67%            2,754,105
CYBG PLC Financials 4.61 -2.74%            8,786,976
SEEK Ltd Industrials 17.6 -2.49%            2,671,237
Alumina Ltd Materials 2.52 -2.33%            7,774,916