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Hong Kong trades half-session and rises, Japan and mainland China closed; volumes light

Dec 31, 2018

 

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese markets are closed today

Chinese Market

  • Hong Kong stocks traded for a half day today, for the year Hong Kong stocks fell 14% (price return); mainland Chinese stocks were closed today
  • Hong Kong stocks finish CY2018 down in 9 out of 12 months, the most monthly declines since 1974 -- the full-year decline in the Hang Seng is the biggest annual decline since CY2011 
  • Chinese Decemeber non-manufacturing PMI came a touch above expected at 53.8 while 53.2 was consensus, Chinese Decemeber manufacturing PMI came a touch below expected at 49.4 while 50.0 was consensus 
  • The Hang Seng closed up 1.34% and Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 1.33%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 7.33x
  • 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 4 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8322
  • CNY¥ is currently up 0.178% against the USD$ to 6.8785
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.2 basis points to 2.762%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to 3.31%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.2 basis points to 0.55%

 

 

Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks finshed 2018 6.9% lower (price return) led by a 15% fall in financial stocks, as an inquiry into misconduct in the fiancial sector weighs on market sentiment
  • ASX 200 finished down 0.14%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 0.82x
  • 12 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 5 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 4 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 5 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.199% against the USD$ to 0.7061
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -3.4 basis points to 1.9%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4.4 basis points to 2.318%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 3.599 basis points to 0.42%
     

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks were the best performing regional stock market in Asia for CY2018 with the Sensex finishing +7.23% in local currency (-1.79% in USD$) -- domestic flows helped offset selling by foreign investors 
  • The Sensex finished down 0.02% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by 0.02%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.94x
  • 1 stock in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR₹ is currently down 0.25% against the USD$ to 69.7712
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.7 basis points to 6.83%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.6 basis points to 7.369%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.95 basis points to 0.54%

Nikkei 225 Movers

  • Japanese markets are closed today
 

Hong Kong Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 9.53 6.36%            32,249,473
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Energy 5.59 3.33%          101,530,233
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 6.03 2.90%            17,377,632
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd Telecommunication Services 8.36 2.83%            13,151,178
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 49.8 2.57%               8,942,725
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Hang Lung Properties Ltd Real Estate 14.92 -1.19%               2,410,628
CLP Holdings Ltd Utilities 88.5 -0.51%               1,281,035
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Energy 17.16 -0.35%               5,127,330
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd Utilities 59.3 -0.25%                  439,941
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd Industrials 75.2 -0.20%               2,075,395

 

 

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.
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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Infigen Energy Utilities 0.465 4.49%            1,673,950
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 1.505 4.15%                923,722
Altium Ltd Information Technology 21.7 3.73%                197,768
Newcrest Mining Ltd Materials 21.8 3.46%            2,442,121
Mineral Resources Ltd Materials 15.47 3.27%                498,073
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
oOh!media Ltd Consumer Discretionary 3.42 -4.20%                  544,323
InvoCare Ltd Consumer Discretionary 10.3 -3.47%                  297,456
Scentre Group Real Estate 3.9 -3.23%               6,291,435
Goodman Group Real Estate 10.63 -3.10%               2,487,785
GPT Group/The Real Estate 5.34 -3.09%               3,123,102

Sensex Movers

In local currency.
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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Tata Steel Ltd Materials 521.85 1.59%                  504,491
Vedanta Ltd Materials 202.35 1.48%               1,019,151
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Health Care 430.65 1.42%                  213,552
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 172.6 1.05%                  743,398
IndusInd Bank Ltd Financials 1599.05 1.04%                     42,184
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Bharti Airtel Ltd Telecommunications 312.9 -1.04%                  176,699
Axis Bank Ltd Financials 619.8 -0.87%                  960,464
Hero MotoCorp Ltd Consumer Discretionary 3105.7 -0.78%                     17,281
Coal India Ltd Energy 240.75 -0.66%                  969,111
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Consumer Discretionary 7462.3 -0.64%               21,459.00