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Asian stocks mostly higher with trade optimism fueling risk-on sentiment

Feb 22, 2019

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

Japanese Market

  • Japanese stocks close lower on global growth concerns
  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.18% and the Topix closed down 0.25%
  • Investor sentiment for Japanese stocks finished negative with the advance/decline ratio for the Nikkei 225 closing at 0.47x
  • 48 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 3 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 7 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.154% against the USD$ to 110.87
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.5 basis points to -0.175%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.1 basis points to -0.037%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.4 basis points to 0.14%

Chinese Market

  • Chinese stocks close higher with hopes for further trade progress with the US
  • President Trump is due to meet with Chinese vice premier Liu He Friday afternoon, a signal to many that there is reason for optimism, as this meeting will wrap up this week’s trade talks 
  • Reports are that the 2 countries are working on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that would outline the main points of a final deal
  • The Hang Seng closed up 0.65%, Hang Seng China Enterprise advanced 1.07%, and the CSI 300 rose 2.25%
  • Investor sentiment for Hong Kong stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Hang Seng closing at 4.56x
  • 26 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 1 stock reached 4-week lows
  • 11 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 7.8487
  • CNY¥ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.7184
  • 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 0.8 basis points to 3.145%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.5 basis points to 0.53%

 

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Australian Market

  • Aussie stocks close higher and end the week at a 4 month high
  • ASX 200 finished up 0.46%
  • Investor sentiment for Aussie stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the ASX 200 closing at 2.17x
  • 52 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 24 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 44 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 9 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.268% against the USD$ to 0.7111
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 4 basis points to 1.697%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 4.1 basis points to 2.096%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 3.732 basis points to 0.4%

Indian Market

  • Indian stocks close higher for the week after Cental Bank minutes show there are more rate cuts to come
  • The Sensex finished down 0.07% and the Nifty 50 closed higher by 0.02%
  • Investor sentiment for Indian stocks finished positive with the advance/decline ratio for the Sensex closing at 2.44x
  • 2 stocks 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 0.153% against the USD$ to 71.14
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 2 basis points to 6.677%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 6.5 basis points to 7.415%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 1.847 basis points to 0.74%

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd Materials 2129 3.75%                956,000
Haseko Corp Consumer Discretionary 1379 1.77%            1,763,300
Hitachi Zosen Corp Industrials 357 1.71%            2,044,900
Shiseido Co Ltd Consumer Staples 7291 1.63%            1,895,600
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd Materials 1589 1.60%            6,973,600
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd Industrials 1580 -4.88%                907,500
Nippon Express Co Ltd Industrials 6650 -4.86%                588,100
Yamato Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 2876 -3.26%            1,381,300
IHI Corp Industrials 2987 -3.02%            2,853,700
Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd Industrials 2642 -2.37%                811,000

Hong Kong Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc Information Technology 59.6 11.92%            22,323,911
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 98.9 4.77%            13,414,285
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 7.89 3.41%            51,204,358
China Life Insurance Co Ltd Financials 21.2 2.91%            82,337,624
China Mobile Ltd Telecommunication Services 85 2.29%            17,025,474
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Want Want China Holdings Ltd Consumer Staples 6.63 -1.04%               9,650,218
Sands China Ltd Consumer Discretionary 39 -1.02%            15,465,635
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd Real Estate 134 -0.82%               3,932,643
HSBC Holdings PLC Financials 64.4 -0.77%            37,012,651
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd Industrials 16.8 -0.59%               3,850,389

 

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ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
InvoCare Ltd Consumer Discretionary 14.09 12.00%            2,101,736
Automotive Holdings Group Ltd Consumer Discretionary 1.91 8.83%            7,141,243
Pact Group Holdings Ltd Materials 2.86 8.75%            2,386,619
Webjet Ltd Consumer Discretionary 16.1 8.42%            2,688,909
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd Communication Services 1.68 7.01%          20,102,164
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Bapcor Ltd Consumer Discretionary 6.08 -5.74%            2,047,505
Mayne Pharma Group Ltd Health Care 0.76 -5.00%          12,718,945
Sandfire Resources NL Materials 7.31 -4.94%            1,644,597
WiseTech Global Ltd Information Technology 19.04 -4.32%            1,408,277
CYBG PLC Financials 3.4 -4.23%            8,219,239

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Yes Bank Ltd Financials 221.95 3.23%              556,217
Tata Motors Ltd Consumer Discretionary 174.55 2.86%              743,398
Vedanta Ltd Materials 169.3 2.86%          1,019,151
NTPC Ltd Utilities 139.7 2.27%                84,301
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd Consumer Discretionary 646.1 2.01%                64,213
 
Underperformers Sector Price 1D % Chg Volume
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd Financials 1241.05 -3.71%                96,262
Reliance Industries Ltd Energy 1232.6 -1.11%              278,816
HDFC Bank Ltd Financials 2091.65 -1.11%                93,651
IndusInd Bank Ltd Financials 1463.35 -0.56%                42,184
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd Industrials 354.1 -0.45%              135,051
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