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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 14, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks closed lower with the Nikkei 225 down 0.99%
  • All sectors in the Nikkei 225 were in the red
  • Real estate (-1.49%), consumer staples (-1.28%), and industrials stocks (-1.24%) were the worst performers in the Nikkei 225 
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably negative with only 39 out of 225 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 4.50% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s final industrial production in May increased 0.5% m/m, which was above previous results indicating a 0.3% Y/Y growth rate

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks declined across the board with the Hang Seng falling 0.93%, the CSI 300 sliding 0.40%, and the Shanghai Composite down 0.18%
  • No sectors in the Hang Seng finished in the black
  • Consumer staples (-2.52%), energy (-1.94%), healthcare stocks (-1.40%) were the largest laggards in the Hang Seng
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative as only 5 stocks advanced, while 44 stocks declined
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 6.75% above its 10-day average
  • The PBOC has left key short-term interest rates unchanged. The PBOC was expected to raise interest rates to coincide with the Fed’s rate increase
  • China’s industrial production increased 6.8% Y/Y in May, which was in-line with expectations but below the growth level in April (+7.0% Y/Y increase in April)
  • Chinese retail sales grew by 8.5% Y/Y in May, which was significantly below expectations of a 9.5% Y/Y growth rate.
  • China’s unemployment for May came in at 4.8%, which was below the unemployment in April (4.9% unemployment prior)

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks finished down with the Sensex down 0.39%, and the Nifty 50 declining 0.45%
  • Healthcare (+1.80%), energy (+0.30%), and telecommunications stocks (+0.23%) were the biggest outperformers in the Sensex
  • Industrials (-1.32%), utilities (-0.44%), and consumer staples stocks (-0.39%) declined the most in today’s trading
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was negative with 19 out of 31 stocks finishing in the red
  • Volume across Indian markets was significantly lighter than usual (21.12% below its 10-day average)

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks were in negative territory today with the ASX 200 sliding 0.11%
  • Telecommunications services (+4.55%), materials (+0.46%), and consumer staples stocks (+0.33%) provided the highest returns in the ASX 200
  • Healthcare (-1.40%), financials (-0.55%), and industrials stocks (-0.43%) were the largest underperformers in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was relatively neutral with 92 stocks advancing, compared to 94 declines
  • Volume across Australian markets was 10.29% below its 10-day average
  • Australia’s unemployment rate came in at 5.4%, slightly below expectations (5.5% unemployment projected)
  • June inflation projections for Australia are for a 4.2% Y/Y growth, which is higher than a previous estimate of 3.7% Y/Y inflation growth in June

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian treasuries are rallying, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 5.3 basis points to 2.720%
  • Chinese 10-year bonds are higher today, with the yield on China’s 10-year bond down 3.6 basis points to 2.942%
  • Yield on the Japanese 10-year bond has fallen 0.5 basis points to 0.033%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is down 0.33%, to AUD$0.7753/USD$
  • INR ? is 0.02% stronger, to INR ?0.0148/USD$
  • CNY¥ is up 0.05%, to CNY¥0.01563/USD$
  • JPY¥ is advancing 0.19%, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Resona Holdings Inc TSE:8308 657 16 2.50% 19.42M
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE:6976 2573 61 2.43% 2.42M
Chiba Bank Ltd/The TSE:8331 868 17 2.00% 3.00M
Rakuten Inc TSE:4755 751.20 13.20 1.79% 18.33M
Fuji Electric Co Ltd TSE:6504 854 14 1.67% 7.26M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Oji Holdings Corp TSE:3861 721 -34 -4.50% 5.41M
TOTO Ltd TSE:5332 5650 -210 -3.58% 574.70k
FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co Ltd TSE:8028 11840 -400 -3.27% 566.80k
Toppan Printing Co Ltd TSE:7911 902 -30 -3.22% 2.78M
Eisai Co Ltd TSE:4523 7935 -260 -3.17% 1.10M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hengan International Group Co Ltd SEHK:1044 78.00 0.50 0.65% 2.29M
Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd SEHK:2318 79.05 0.50 0.64% 54.74M
Sands China Ltd SEHK:1928 45.25 0.25 0.56% 7.59M
Link REIT SEHK:823  71.40 0.35 0.49% 5.59M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK:1088 21.15 0.10 0.48% 31.38M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK:2319 27.90 -1.40 -4.78% 20.91M
China Resources Land Ltd SEHK:1109 28.95 -1.10 -3.66% 15.18M
WH Group Ltd SEHK:288  6.96 -0.23 -3.20% 77.58M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK:857  6.12 -0.15 -2.39% 149.08M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK:883  13.08 -0.30 -2.24% 57.28M

 

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 559.65 14.00 2.57% 689.92k
Yes Bank Ltd BSE:532648 337.00 3.90 1.17% 492.60k
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1968.15 21.05 1.08% 26.28k
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd BSE:500124 2268.40 16.40 0.73% 159.37k
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1333.55 7.30 0.55% 31.94k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1238.70 -37.40 -2.93% 149.76k
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 284.65 -6.15 -2.11% 536.83k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 375.45 -6.70 -1.75% 80.86k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1792.25 -31.95 -1.75% 313.38k
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 282.70 -4.95 -1.72% 903.75k

 

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
IRESS Ltd ASX:IRE  12.02 0.89 8.00% 1.35M
Orocobre Ltd ASX:ORE  5.23 0.28 5.66% 1.99M
Beach Energy Ltd ASX:BPT  1.72 0.09 5.52% 13.24M
Retail Food Group Ltd ASX:RFG  0.58 0.03 5.50% 3.12M
Telstra Corp Ltd ASX:TLS  2.90 0.14 5.07% 57.41M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Primary Health Care Ltd ASX:PRY  3.54 -0.32 -8.29% 8.23M
Cochlear Ltd ASX:COH  189.80 -8.41 -4.24% 335.72k
APA Group ASX:APA  9.61 -0.39 -3.90% 10.61M
GWA Group Ltd ASX:GWA  3.34 -0.12 -3.47% 681.21k
Pact Group Holdings Ltd ASX:PGH  5.36 -0.16 -2.90% 929.68k