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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

May 31, 2018

Japanese Markets

  • Japanese stocks finished higher with the Nikkei 225 gaining 0.83%
  • All sectors in the Nikkei 2225 were in the black
  • Healthcare (+1.76%), consumer staples (+1.70%), and industrials stocks (+0.81%) were the best performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was nearly 2x greater than usual (91.00% above average 10-day levels)
  • Market breadth in the Nikkei 225 was decidedly positive with 156 stocks advancing compared to 63 declines
  • Japan’s industrial production for April increased by 0.3% m/m, well below consensus of a 1.3% m/m growth rate

Chinese Markets

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks advanced across the board with the Hang Seng +1.37%, the CSI 300 rising 2.12%, and the Shanghai Composite up 1.78%
  • Energy (+3.91%) was the most significant outperformer in the Hang Seng, followed by industrials (+1.42%) and financials stocks (+1.35%)
  • Telecommunications services (-0.12%) was the only Hang Seng sector in the red
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 132.69% above its 10-day average
  • Market breadth in the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly positive with 45 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Chinese Manufacturing PMI for May came in above expectations (51.9 vs 51.4 consensus)

Indian Markets

  • Indian stocks posted gains on the day, with the Sensex up 1.19% and the Nifty 50 rising 1.15%
  • Financials (+2.53%), industrials (+1.01%), and energy sectors (+0.81%) were the generated the best returns in the Sensex
  • Consumer discretionary (-0.11%), consumer staples (-0.09%), and materials (-0.30%) stocks were the worst performers in the Sensex
  • Volume across Indian markets was elevated compared it usual levels (53.65% above average 10-day volume)
  • Market breadth in the Sensex was notably positive with 20 stocks advancing compared to 11 declines

Australian Markets

  • Australian stocks were positive today, with ASX 200 advancing 0.45%
  • Healthcare (-0.46%), real estate (-0.28%), and financials stocks (-0.05%) were the largest laggards in the ASX 200
  • Energy (+2.33%), materials (+1.50%), and telecommunications services (+0.68%) stocks were the biggest outperformers
  • Volume in the ASX was 49.57% higher than its 10-day average
  • Market breadth in the ASX 200 was positive with 117 stocks advancing, compared to 65 declines

What is Going on with Asian/Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ has appreciated by 0.13% against the USD$, to AUD$1.31 /USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.16% stronger relative to the USD$, to CNY¥6.40 /USD$
  • JPY¥ is up 0.09% compared to the USD$, to JPY¥108.77 /USD$
  • INR ? has advanced 0.06% in relation to the USD$, to INR ? 67.39/USD$

Highlights from the Asian/Australian Bond Market

  • Australian treasuries are selling-off, with yields on the Aussie 10-year bond down 2.5 basis points to 2.667%
  • Yields on the Indian 10-year bond are up 4.8 basis points to 7.826%
  • Chinese treasuries are lower, as yields on China’s 10-year bond are up 2.8 basis points to 3.619%

*Data in Price Return

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co Ltd TSE:5232 511 29 6.02% 10.32M
Shiseido Co Ltd TSE:4911 8626 422 5.14% 4.10M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE:5301 2233 108 5.08% 23.92M
JXTG Holdings Inc TSE:5020 702.90 27.50 4.07% 34.39M
Kikkoman Corp TSE:2801 5140 190 3.84% 916.90k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd TSE:9107 2240 -74 -3.20% 1.75M
Pioneer Corp TSE:6773 155 -4 -2.52% 5.30M
Ube Industries Ltd TSE:4208 3095 -75 -2.37% 1.32M
Subaru Corp TSE:7270 3330 -76 -2.23% 5.92M
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd TSE:4568 3495 -69 -1.94% 7.14M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp SEHK:386  7.67 0.44 6.09% 329.75M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK:2319 28.50 1.40 5.17% 42.62M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK:151  7.78 0.30 4.01% 41.52M
Sino Land Co Ltd SEHK:83  13.58 0.52 3.98% 13.35M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK:1088 20.50 0.78 3.96% 45.21M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
WH Group Ltd SEHK:288  8.05 -0.06 -0.74% 65.43M
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd SEHK:1997 60.55 -0.40 -0.66% 4.95M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK:101  17.80 -0.06 -0.34% 7.96M
MTR Corp Ltd SEHK:66  44.15 -0.10 -0.23% 7.89M
China Mobile Ltd SEHK:941  70.00 -0.15 -0.21% 46.93M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 392.20 17.60 4.70% 9.68M
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2136.15 89.30 4.36% 284.82k
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1948.00 59.25 3.14% 46.76k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 923.50 27.90 3.12% 305.01k
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1337.00 34.85 2.68% 782.97k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 480.15 -14.6 -2.95% 274.20k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 282.9 -6.05 -2.09% 1.14M
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3547.3 -59.6 -1.65% 24.21k
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd BSE:532500 8535 -69.7 -0.81% 25.11k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1744.8 -14.1 -0.80% 156.72k

 

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd ASX:NEC  2.41 0.14 6.17% 9.26M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL  17.70 1.00 5.99% 1.56M
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX:SIG  0.79 0.04 5.37% 8.59M
IDP Education Ltd ASX:IEL  9.68 0.45 4.88% 1.20M
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX:GXY  3.49 0.15 4.49% 7.21M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
MYOB Group Ltd ASX:MYO  2.81 -0.25 -8.17% 17.43M
Retail Food Group Ltd ASX:RFG  0.82 -0.07 -7.34% 4.93M
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Ltd ASX:GMA  2.45 -0.07 -2.78% 3.17M
G8 Education Ltd ASX:GEM  2.49 -0.07 -2.73% 3.93M
CSR Ltd ASX:CSR  5.02 -0.11 -2.14% 2.08M