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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 08, 2018

Asian & Australian Markets

  • Asian markets were generally under pressure over concerns about today’s G-7 summit, and increasing dissention between the US and other G-7 members

Japanese Stock Markets

  • Japanese stocks declined today with the Nikkei 225 down 0.56%
  • Telecommunications (-1.45%), real estate (-1.06%), and health care stocks (-0.77%) were the largest decliners in the Nikkei 225
  • Consumer staples (+0.08%) was the only sector in the black
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably negative with only 53 out of 225 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 11.10% above its average 10-day level
  • The BOJ is reportedly considering cutting its inflation forecast for FY2018, due to slow price growth in April
  • Japan’s 1Q2018 revised GDP showed a 0.6% decline q/q, compared to estimates for a slide of 0.5%

Chinese Stock Markets

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks finished down across the board with Hang Seng falling 1.76%, the CSI 300 sliding 1.34%, and the Shanghai Composite declining 1.36%
  • All sectors in the Hang Seng declined today, with information technology (-2.98%), telecommunications services (-2.74%), and consumer staples (-2.56%)
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative as o
  • nly 1 stock advancing, compared to 47 declines
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was significantly lighter than usual (19.43% below its 10-day average)
  • China’s trade surplus for May was reported at $24.9 billion, well below the consensus ($31.9 billion), and significantly lower than April’s surplus ($28.8 billion)
  • Chinese exports for May increased by 12.6% Y/Y, which was higher than expected (10.00% growth projected). China’s imports grew 26.00% Y/Y in May, which was above expectations (+18.7% anticipated)

Indian Stock Markets

  • Indian stocks closed moderately lower today with the Nifty 50 down 0.01%, and the Sensex dipping 0.05%
  • Healthcare stocks (+7.12%) were the most significant outperformers in the Sensex, followed by energy (+1.16%), and information technology (+0.57%)
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was negative with 13 out of 31 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Indian markets was 17.30% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Markets

  • Australian stocks declined today with the ASX 200 down 0.20%
  • Industrials (-0.99%), utilities (-0.33%), materials stocks (-0.30%) were the biggest underperformers in the ASX 200
  • Consumer discretionary (+0.44%), energy (+0.26%), and consumer staples (+0.25%) provided the highest returns in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was decidedly negative with 70 stocks advancing while 119 stocks declined
  • Volume in Aussie market was 23.2% above 10-day average levels

*Data in Price Return

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE:5301 2188 100 4.79% 15.83M
Nippon Express Co Ltd TSE:9062 8600 370 4.50% 726.70k
Aeon Co Ltd TSE:8267 2351 80.5 3.55% 5.68M
TDK Corp TSE:6762 11040 330 3.08% 2.39M
Konami Holdings Corp TSE:9766 5350 130 2.49% 1.42M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd TSE:6305 3930 -220 -5.30% 2.45M
SUMCO Corp TSE:3436 2612 -97 -3.58% 8.40M
Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd TSE:5214 3075 -95 -3.00% 715.10k
Fujikura Ltd TSE:5803 756 -23 -2.95% 2.71M
Mitsui Chemicals Inc TSE:4183 3140 -95 -2.94% 1.24M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK:19  83.25 0.05 0.06% 1.31M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK:2382 168.30 0.00 0.00% 5.15M
Sino Land Co Ltd SEHK:83  14.14 0.00 0.00% 8.00M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:2007 17.24 -0.04 -0.23% 53.18M
Henderson Land Development Co Ltd SEHK:12  45.95 -0.15 -0.33% 4.47M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd SEHK:762  10.32 -0.54 -4.97% 56.13M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK:151  7.79 -0.32 -3.95% 12.33M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK:1088 20.85 -0.85 -3.92% 24.82M
Tencent Holdings Ltd SEHK:700  415.00 -14.20 -3.31% 28.93M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK:2018 127.10 -4.20 -3.20% 8.87M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 528.2 39.7 8.13% 1.65M
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd BSE:500124 2062.9 96.7 4.92% 805.00k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 310.05 4.75 1.56% 1.47M
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 272.7 3.45 1.28% 951.38k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 983.4 12 1.24% 266.31k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd BSE:532898 198.5 -4.3 -2.12% 858.70k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1840.2 -26.6 -1.42% 36.23k
Axis Bank Ltd BSE:532215 536.45 -5.7 -1.05% 136.38k
ITC Ltd NSEI:ITC 267.85 -2.65 -0.98% 285.19k
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 288.3 -2.65 -0.91% 552.71k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Nanosonics Ltd ASX:NAN 3.07 0.17 5.86% 5.61M
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd ASX:DMP 52.91 1.91 3.75% 400.21k
Seven West Media Ltd ASX:SWM 0.87 0.03 3.59% 13.81M
Mayne Pharma Group Ltd ASX:MYX 0.89 0.03 2.89% 8.56M
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX:SIG 0.78 0.02 2.65% 1.70M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Retail Food Group Ltd ASX:RFG 0.61 -0.06 -8.96% 3.39M
Aurizon Holdings Ltd ASX:AZJ 4.14 -0.18 -4.17% 10.25M
Asaleo Care Ltd ASX:AHY 1.31 -0.06 -4.04% 3.86M
Syrah Resources Ltd ASX:SYR 3.00 -0.08 -2.60% 1.99M
Vocus Group Ltd ASX:VOC 2.35 -0.06 -2.49% 2.29M