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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

May 10, 2018

Japanese Market Recap

  • The Nikkei 225 closed 0.40% higher today
  • Energy (+3.27%) and Materials (+1.35%) led the market, while Utilities (-1.22%) and Telecom (-1.04%) were the only negative sectors
  • Market Breadth in the Nikkei was positive today, with 152 stocks increasing, while only 68 stocks declined
  • Volume was 2.26% below its 10-day average in Tokyo
  • Japanese March current account balance beat expectations, reported at ¥3,122.3B (USD$28.5M), consensus was ¥2,899B (USD$26.5M) 
  • Japanese April bank lending was reported at +2.1% Y/Y, slightly higher than March's number of +2.0%
  • The BOJ reaffirmed its 2% inflation target during its Summary of Opinions from its April 26-27 meetings

Chinese Market Recap

  • Both Hong Kong and Chinese markets were higher today, with the Hang Seng (+0.89%), CSI 300 (+0.55%), and HSCEI (+0.40%)
  • The Hang Seng was led higher by Tech (+2.63%) and Energy (+2.25%) stocks, while Telecom (-0.20%) and Consumer Staples (-0.01%) were the only negative sectors
  • Market Breadth in the Hang Seng was broadly positive, with 31 stocks increasing, while only 16 stocks declined
  • Volume was significantly softer in Hong Kong with volume 26.98% below its 10-day volume, while volume in Shanghai was 1.20% below its 10-day average
  • Chinese April CPI was a slightly softer than expected, reported at +1.8% Y/Y, consensus was +1.9% Y/Y
  • Chinese April PPI was in line, reported at +3.4% Y/Y
  • A Reuters poll of economists suggests that the Yuan will remain range bound until the trade war with the US is settled 
  • The Wall Street Journal reported that China is expected to offer to increase its imports of US goods during their next round of trade negotiations  

Indian Market Recap

  • The Sensex closed 0.21% lower today
  • Healthcare (-2.35%) and Utilities (-1.45%) stocks were the biggest decliners, while Telecom (+2.40%), Energy (+0.80%), and Financials (+0.11%) were the only positive sectors
  • Market Breadth in the Sensex was negative today, with only 7 stocks increasing, while 24 stocks declined
  • Volume in India was flat today, as it was 0.60% below its 10-day average

Australian Recap 

  • The ASX 200 was slightly higher today, ending up 0.18%
  • Energy (+2.36%) and Health Care (+0.96%) were the biggest gainers, while Telecom (1.97%) and Tech stocks (-1.57%) were the biggest decliners
  • Market Breadth in the ASX was negative today, with 84 stocks increasing, while 100 stocks declined
  • Volume was 4.89% below its 10-day average in Australia

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Mitsubishi Motors Corp TSE:7211 858 74 9.44% 21.06M
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd TSE:3099 1322 113 9.35% 5.42M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE:5301 1729 126 7.86% 23.08M
Denka Co Ltd TSE:4061 4195 250 6.34% 1.17M
IHI Corp TSE:7013 3930 225 6.07% 2.95M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Furukawa Co Ltd TSE:5715 1865 -324 -14.80% 483.50k
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd TSE:5801 4815 -525 -9.83% 2.13M
Nisshinbo Holdings Inc TSE:3105 1478 -117 -7.34% 2.07M
JGC Corp TSE:1963 2506 -146 -5.51% 4.06M
Toray Industries Inc TSE:3402 943 -51.4 -5.17% 18.40M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK:1088 20.45 0.69 3.49% 32.23M
Tencent Holdings Ltd SEHK:700  406.20 11.60 2.94% 31.12M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK:883  13.90 0.38 2.81% 113.14M
Lenovo Group Ltd SEHK:992  3.79 0.08 2.16% 53.47M
AIA Group Ltd SEHK:1299 71.10 1.40 2.01% 25.35M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Resources Land Ltd SEHK:1109 28.95 -0.45 -1.53% 7.42M
Bank of Communications Co Ltd SEHK:3328 6.22 -0.06 -0.96% 33.66M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK:175  22.70 -0.15 -0.66% 39.58M
Power Assets Holdings Ltd SEHK:6 58.85 -0.35 -0.59% 7.14M
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd SEHK:762  10.68 -0.06 -0.56% 10.78M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 188.15 5.25 2.87% 945.36k
Bharti Airtel Ltd NSEI:INFRATEL 412.25 9.65 2.40% 248.57k
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1886.05 14.20 0.76% 44.65k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 980.70 5.40 0.55% 319.95k
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 1989.70 10.70 0.54%

55.54k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd BSE:500124 1988.30 -76.30 -3.70% 43.27k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 333.35 -8.00 -2.34% 782.88k
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 496.95 -9.35 -1.85% 185.94k
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd BSE:532898 207.95 -3.75 -1.77% 797.86k
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 2827.80 -46.45 -1.62% 18.92k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Pendal Group Ltd ASX:PDL  9.79 0.59 6.41% 2.84M
Woodside Petroleum Ltd ASX:WPL  34.00 1.65 5.10% 5.58M
Oil Search Ltd ASX:OSH  8.48 0.39 4.82% 7.96M
Blackmores Ltd ASX:BKL  128.50 5.51 4.48% 93.04k
WorleyParsons Ltd ASX:WOR  17.10 0.70 4.27% 1.42M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Link Administration Holdings Ltd ASX:LNK  7.24 -0.66 -8.35% 13.91M
Greencross Ltd ASX:GXL  3.89 -0.29 -6.94% 3.97M
Bega Cheese Ltd ASX:BGA  6.87 -0.35 -4.85% 820.94k
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX:LYC  2.70 -0.13 -4.59% 14.80M
Eclipx Group Ltd ASX:ECX  3.08 -0.14 -4.35% 8.77M