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Asian stocks rally to start week following conclusion of US-China talks on a positive note

Feb 18, 2019

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks rally on hopes for further trade progress between the US and China with talks wrapping up in Beijing on Friday 
  • The Nikkei 225 finished up 1.82% and the Topix closed up 1.56%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 17.75x
  • 6 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 26 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 4 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 4 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 110.54
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.4 basis points to -0.172%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.1 basis points to -0.022%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.3 basis points to 0.15%

Chinese Market

  • Chinese stocks rally sharply with both the US and China expressing optimism Friday with trade talks ending 
  • Talks between the 2 countries will continue this week in Washington
  • The Hang Seng closed up 1.6%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 1.94%, and the CSI 300 rose 3.21%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 15.67x
  • 6 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 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 7.8478
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.766
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.3 basis points to 2.613%
  • China RMB 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.6 basis points to 3.114%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.3 basis points to 0.5%

 

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Australian Market

  • Investors are focused on trade talks optimism, sending Aussie stocks higher overnight, for now brushing aside the mixed earnings thus far in Australia
  • ASX 200 finished up 0.39%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 1.82x
  • 45 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 10 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 42 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 3 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.182% against the USD$ to 0.7154
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.8 basis points to 1.748%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 3.9 basis points to 2.139%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 2.618 basis points to 0.39%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks finish lower after the death of 6 in Kashmir as Indian soldiers were carrying out a search operation
  • Four of the dead were Indian soldiers, including a major; 2 militants were also killed
  • The Sensex finished down 0.87% and the Nifty 50 closed lower by 0.78%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 0.29x
  • 0 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 4 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 0.172% against the USD$ to 71.35
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2.5 basis points to 6.743%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.7 basis points to 7.366%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 2.328 basis points to 0.62%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yaskawa Electric Corp Information Technology 3265 6.01%            3,269,900
Mitsui E&S Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 1211 5.40%                903,600
Asahi Kasei Corp Materials 1172 5.26%            4,378,900
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK Energy 1726 5.24%            2,587,200
JXTG Holdings Inc Energy 573.9 5.23%          16,833,100
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Olympus Corp Health Care 4775 -1.55%            1,288,700
Sojitz Corp Industrials 418 -0.95%          21,581,000
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd Information Technology 2384 -0.75%            3,939,800
Kubota Corp Industrials 1533 -0.39%            5,332,000
Tokyo Gas Co Ltd Utilities 2985 -0.33%            1,194,200

Hong Kong Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
PetroChina Co Ltd Energy 5.21 4.62%          236,232,133
BOC Hong Kong Holdings Ltd Financials 32.1 4.40%            31,244,053
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 88 3.71%               8,020,449
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd Health Care 14.1 3.38%            29,244,190
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp Energy 6.72 3.23%            87,975,865
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Swire Pacific Ltd Real Estate 90.4 -0.77%               1,557,372
Hengan International Group Co Ltd Consumer Staples 63.1 -0.39%               3,494,595
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd Real Estate 28.9 -0.17%            17,712,441
CLP Holdings Ltd Utilities 94.1 0.05%               2,232,603
Power Assets Holdings Ltd Utilities 53.2 0.28%               2,302,637

 

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ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Automotive Holdings Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 1.775 8.56%            1,763,317
GWA Group Ltd Industrials 3.34 4.38%            1,274,498
Ansell Ltd Health Care 25.21 4.09%            1,110,137
IOOF Holdings Ltd Financials 5.3 3.92%            1,347,556
a2 Milk Co Ltd Consumer Staples 12.68 3.51%            5,333,876
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd Materials 3.22 -9.21%            4,798,475
SmartGroup Corp Ltd Industrials 8.9 -9.18%            1,845,957
Bank of Queensland Ltd Financials 9.32 -6.33%            4,915,048
Bravura Solutions Ltd Information Technology 4.47 -4.89%            3,031,662
Orora Ltd Materials 3.12 -4.59%            8,972,392

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd Energy 137.1 1.48%              845,921
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 163 1.18%              743,398
Axis Bank Ltd Financials 692.6 0.88%              960,464
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 84.3 0.60%              176,569
NTPC Ltd Utilities 136.85 0.48%                84,301
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd Information Technology 1971.75 -2.91%                57,673
Yes Bank Ltd Financials 213.15 -2.54%              556,217
ITC Ltd Consumer Staples 274.15 -1.95%              926,480
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Health Care 415.1 -1.94%              213,552
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1219.75 -1.91%              278,816
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