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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 13, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished higher today with the Nikkei 225 up 0.38%
  • Information technology (-0.04%) and materials stocks (-0.03%) are the biggest decliners in the Nikkei 225
  • Telecommunication services (+1.89%), real estate (+1.37%), and industrial stocks (+0.61%) were the most significant advancers today
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably positive with 145 stocks advancing compared to 68 stocks declining
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 is 27.64% below its 10-day average

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks are lower across the board, with Hang Seng down 1.22%, the CSI 300 declining 0.98%, and the Shanghai Composite falling 0.97%
  • All sectors in the Hang Seng were in negative territory
  • Healthcare (-2.73%), energy (-2.11%), and industrials stocks (-1.79%) provided the worst returns in the Hang Seng
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative with only 2 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 21.26% below its 10-day average
  • China’s M2 money supply grew 8.3% Y/Y in May, which was modestly below expectations (+8.5% growth projected)

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks closed higher with the Sensex rising 0.13% and the Nifty 50 gaining 0.13%
  • Information technology (+1.71%), healthcare (+1.68%), utilities stocks (+0.39%) were the only stocks in positive territory in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was moderately positive with 17 out of 31 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Indian stock markets was 12.28% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks declined today with the ASX 200 down 0.51%
  • Real estate (+0.05%) and industrials stocks (+0.07%) were the best performers in the ASX 200
  • Materials (-1.18%), energy (-1.01%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.96%) were the biggest laggards in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was decidedly negative with only 43 out of 200 stocks gaining on the day
  • Volume across Australian markets was relatively in-line with usual levels (0.87% below its 10-day average)
  • RBA governor Lowe remarked that the Australian economy appears to be moving in the right direction, and that the next interest rate move is likely to be upward

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are rallying, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 2.7 basis points to 2.773%
  • Yield on the Japanese 10-year bond is down 0.5 basis points to 0.038%
  • Indian treasuries are higher today with the yield on the Indian 10-year bond down 3.5 basis points to 7.932%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.17% stronger, to AUD$0.7588/USD$
  • INR is 0.23% weaker, to INR0.0148/USD$
  • JPY¥ is down 0.14%, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.05% higher, to CNY¥0.1562/USD$

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Nippon Express Co Ltd TSE:9062 9060 590 6.97% 641.20k
SoftBank Group Corp TSE:9984 8383 226 2.77% 5.77M
TOTO Ltd TSE:5332 5860 150 2.63% 467.00k
Yamato Holdings Co Ltd TSE:9064 3402 86 2.59% 1.71M
Rakuten Inc TSE:4755 738 17.30 2.40% 11.81M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Denka Co Ltd TSE:4061 3975 -130 -3.17% 423.00k
SUMCO Corp TSE:3436 2436 -77 -3.06% 11.39M
Teijin Ltd TSE:3401 2110 -60 -2.76% 1.89M
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd TSE:5713 4604 -116 -2.46% 1.83M
Yokogawa Electric Corp TSE:6841 2035 -42 -2.02% 1.11M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK:19 83.15 0.40 0.48% 1.79M
Power Assets Holdings Ltd SEHK:6  55.95 0.15 0.27% 2.94M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK:151 7.85 -0.01 -0.13% 15.64M
HSBC Holdings PLC SEHK:5  76.65 -0.10 -0.13% 13.40M
CLP Holdings Ltd SEHK:2  81.55 -0.20 -0.24% 1.65M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Resources Land Ltd SEHK:1109 30.05 -1.50 -4.75% 8.95M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK:2018 121.60 -5.20 -4.10% 8.95M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK:857  6.27 -0.26 -3.98% 112.92M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK:1093 24.95 -0.70 -2.73% 31.63M
Link REIT SEHK:823  71.05 -1.95 -2.67% 8.12M

 

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd BSE:500124 2252.00 61.75 2.82% 222.89k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1824.20 43.20 2.43% 353.96k
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 287.65 4.80 1.70% 1.47M
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd BSE:532898 198.50 2.80 1.43% 2.24M
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1276.10 17.70 1.41% 112.91k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 567.50 -12.30 -2.12% 620.95k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 382.15 -5.75 -1.48% 121.79k
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 376.10 -4.95 -1.30% 191.32k
Hindustan Unilever Ltd BSE:500696 1620.30 -20.15 -1.23% 60.05k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1830.30 -17.50 -0.95% 27.58k

 

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
APA Group ASX:APA  10.00 1.73 20.9% 14.15M
Gateway Lifestyle ASX:GTY  2.10 0.27 14.8% 7.25M
Metcash Ltd ASX:MTS  2.79 0.09 3.3% 7.36M
Atlas Arteria Ltd ASX:ALX  6.50 0.20 3.2% 2.62M
Spark Infrastructure Group ASX:SKI  2.23 0.06 2.8% 11.18M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL  16.35 -1.15 -6.57% 1.17M
Mineral Resources Ltd ASX:MIN  16.40 -0.89 -5.15% 3.17M
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX:WTC  15.58 -0.79 -4.83% 806.44k
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX:GXY  3.21 -0.16 -4.75% 3.14M
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX:SIG  0.75 -0.04 -4.46% 3.42M