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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 12, 2018

Asian & Australian Markets

  • Sentiment across Asian market was positive following the US-North Korean summit in Singapore. Attention will now shift to the slew of upcoming fiscal policy decisions from the US Fed on Wednesday, the ECB on Thursday, and the BOJ on Friday

Japanese Stock Markets

  • Japanese stocks finished higher with the Nikkei 225 up 0.33%
  • Healthcare (+1.10%), consumer staples (+0.89%), and consumer discretionary stocks (+0.47%) were the best performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Materials (-0.67%) was the only sector in negative territory
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was positive with 124 stocks advancing compared to 81 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 18.44% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s CGPI increased by 2.7% Y/Y in May, which was stronger than expected (+2.2% Y/Y consensus)

Chinese Stock Markets

  • Chinese and Hong Stocks advanced broadly with the Hang Sang rising 0.13%, the CSI 300 gaining 1.22%, and the Shanghai Composite closing 0.89% higher
  • Financials (-0.23%), information technology (-0.19%), and utilities stocks (-0.13%) were the largest laggards in the Hang Seng
  • Energy (+1.15%), consumer staples (+0.98%), and consumer discretionary (+0.62%) sectors advanced the most
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was moderately positive with 26 stocks finishing higher, while 21 stocks closed lower
  • Volume in the Hang Sang was significantly lighter than usual (34.31% below average 10-day levels)

Indian Stock Markets

  • Indian closed higher across the board with the Nifty 50 climbing 0.52% and the Sensex rising 0.59%
  • Telecommunications (-2.10%), materials (-0.46%), and utilities (-0.30%) were the biggest decliners in the Sensex
  • Healthcare (+2.00%), industrials (+1.72%), and consumer staples stocks (+1.02%) provided the highest returns in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 19 out of 31 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume across Indian markets was 16.01% below average 10-day levels

Australian Stock Markets

  • Australian stocks were in positive territory with the ASX 200 finishing 0.15% higher
  • Information technology (+2.38%), consumer staples (+1.42%), and industrials stocks (+1.42%) were the biggest outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Materials (-1.00%), utilities (-0.89%), and telecommunications stocks (-0.32%) were the worst performers in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was decidedly positive with 129 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Australian markets was 30.57% higher than its 10-day average
  • Australian housing finance in April declined less on a M/M basis than was expected (-1.4% M/M vs -2.0% M/M anticipated)

Highlights from the Asian & Australian Bond Market

  • Indian treasuries are selling-off today with the yield on the Indian 10-year bond up 1.4 basis points to 7.967%
  • Yields on the Japanese 10-year bond are up 0.7 basis points to 0.043%
  • Chinese bonds are lower as yields on China’s 10-year bond up 2.4 basis points to 3.662%
  • Australian sovereign treasuries are declining, and the yield on the Aussie 10-year bond is up 2.7 basis points to 2.800%

What is Going on with Asian & Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.08% weaker, to AUD$0.7603/USD$
  • JPY¥ has depreciated 0.31%, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$
  • INR ? has fallen 0.09%, to INR ?0.0148/USD$
  • CNY¥ has declined 0.04% to CNY¥0.1561/USD$

 

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Takara Holdings Inc TSE:2531 1474 49 3.44% 1.09M
East Japan Railway Co TSE:9020 11055 320 2.98% 1.26M
Sojitz Corp TSE:2768 410 11 2.76% 14.48M
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd TSE:2503 3037 81 2.74% 4.36M
Maruha Nichiro Corp TSE:1333 4195 110 2.69% 288.30k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
SUMCO Corp TSE:3436 2513 -71 -2.75% 9.33M
T&D Holdings Inc TSE:8795 1769.5 -41 -2.26% 3.23M
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co Ltd TSE:5706 5000 -110 -2.15% 904.70k
Advantest Corp TSE:6857 2449 -53 -2.12% 2.64M
Pacific Metals Co Ltd TSE:5541 3960 -85 -2.10% 231.60k

 

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK:1093 25.65 1.25 5.12% 28.70M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK:2319 29.80 1.05 3.65% 16.76M
Hengan International Group Co Ltd SEHK:1044 79.25 1.85 2.39% 3.37M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK:2382 173.00 3.30 1.94% 6.55M
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:836  16.20 0.30 1.89% 15.17M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
WH Group Ltd SEHK:288  7.23 -0.21 -2.82% 137.55M
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd SEHK:3  15.20 -0.14 -0.91% 18.56M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK:101  17.80 -0.16 -0.89% 5.06M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK:2018 126.80 -1.10 -0.86% 3.35M
AIA Group Ltd SEHK:1299 71.80 -0.60 -0.83% 14.15M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd BSE:500124 2190.25 108.80 5.23% 135.64k
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 282.85 9.20 3.36% 1.74M
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1956.15 51.65 2.71% 31.06k
Hindustan Unilever Ltd BSE:500696 1640.45 38.55 2.41% 119.93k
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3688.75 76.20 2.11% 23.66k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 381.05 -7.70 -1.98% 223.04k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 579.80 -8.95 -1.52% 531.76k
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 283.50 -4.30 -1.49% 71.11k
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 171.35 -1.90 -1.10% 169.88k
Yes Bank Ltd BSE:532648 332.40 -3.30 -0.98% 536.76k

 

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Ltd ASX:GMA  2.65 0.18 7.29% 2.78M
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX:WTC  16.37 0.92 5.95% 798.73k
Domain Holdings Australia Ltd ASX:DHG  3.27 0.13 4.14% 1.65M
Costa Group Holdings Ltd ASX:CGC  8.36 0.33 4.11% 4.34M
Sandfire Resources NL ASX:SFR  9.91 0.39 4.10% 1.77M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Ausdrill Ltd ASX:ASL  1.90 -0.48 -20.17% 18.29M
Retail Food Group Ltd ASX:RFG  0.56 -0.06 -9.02% 4.92M
Mineral Resources Ltd ASX:MIN  17.29 -1.23 -6.64% 2.89M
Syrah Resources Ltd ASX:SYR  2.82 -0.18 -6.00% 4.44M
CSR Ltd ASX:CSR  4.91 -0.19 -3.73% 6.18M