blog

Latest from the Quantamize Blog

Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 15, 2018

Japanese Stock Market                                                                                                                                                                  Start your free trial today

  • Japanese stocks finished trading higher today with the Nikkei 225 up 0.50%
  • Energy (+2.19%), healthcare (+1.71%), and consumer discretionary (+1.16%) stocks are the best performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Materials (-0.77%), financials (-0.28%), and telecommunication services stocks (-0.11%) are the biggest laggards
  • Market breadth in the Nikkei 225 was positive with 115 stocks advancing and 101 stocks declining
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 27.53% above its 10-day average
  • The BOJ has left its key interest rate unchanged during its June meeting, as was expected

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks declined today, with the Hang Seng down 0.43%, the CSI 300 falling 0.53%, and the Shanghai Composite sliding 0.73%
  • Energy (-0.98%), consumer discretionary (-0.90%), and consumer staples stocks (-0.58%) were the biggest decliners in the Hang Seng
  • Real estate (+0.20%), and industrials stocks (+0.01%) were the only stocks in the Hang Seng in positive territory
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was negative with only 20 out of 50 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was significantly heavier than usual (30.13% above its 10-day average level)
  • President Trump has approved a 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods. According to a Reuters report, the Trump Administration is preparing an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. China has vowed to retaliate with tariffs that are of “equal scale, equal intensity”

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks closed modestly higher today with the Sensex up 0.06% and the Nifty 50 advancing 0.06%
  • Information technology (+2.96%), healthcare (+2.59%), and telecommunications services stocks (+0.46%) were the biggest outperformers in the Sensex
  • Utilities (-2.02%), industrials (-0.89%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.60%) were the worst performers
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was negative with 10 stocks advancing compared to 20 declines
  • Volume across Indian markets was relatively in-line with its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks were significantly in the black with the ASX 200 rising 1.29%
  • Healthcare (-0.21%) was the only sector in negative territory in the ASX 200 today
  • Financials (+1.89%), consumer staples (+1.61%), and telecommunications services stocks (+1.56%) provided the highest returns in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was positive with 145 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Australian markets was modestly below its usual levels (3.27% below its 10-day average)

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Japanese sovereign treasuries are higher, with the yield on Japan’s 10-year bond down 1.1 basis points to 0.022%
  • Hong Kong treasuries are up today, as the yield on the Hong Kong 10-year is down 5.3 basis points to 2.169%
  • Yield on the Australian 10-year bond is down 2.9 basis points to 2.691%
  • Indian 10-year bonds are rallying with the yield on India’s 10-year bond down 5.1 basis points to 7.887%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.12% weaker, to AUD$0.7465/USD$
  • INR ? has fallen 0.57%, to INR ?0.0147/USD$
  • JPY¥ is unchanged today, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$
  • CNY¥ is down 0.31%, to CNY¥0.15572/USD$

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE:6976 2935 362 14.07% 9.10M
TDK Corp TSE:6762 11490 620 5.70% 1.59M
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd TSE:4568 4017 151 3.91% 3.08M
Fujitsu Ltd TSE:6702 708.3 21.1 3.07% 20.99M
Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd TSE:8802 2043 60 3.03% 11.93M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tokuyama Corp TSE:4043 3715 -190 -4.87% 985.10k
Tokyo Electron Ltd TSE:8035 19080 -975 -4.86% 2.68M
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd TSE:7735 8620 -390 -4.33% 558.80k
Advantest Corp TSE:6857 2322 -102 -4.21% 5.03M
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd TSE:4063 10430 -345 -3.20% 2.68M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd SEHK:1997 60.80 1.35 2.27% 8.57M
WH Group Ltd SEHK:288  7.04 0.08 1.15% 85.11M
Bank of East Asia Ltd/The SEHK:23  32.30 0.30 0.94% 3.21M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK:2018 120.30 0.90 0.75% 4.38M
Sino Land Co Ltd SEHK:83  13.44 0.08 0.60% 8.67M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:836  14.72 -1.22 -7.65% 13.95M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK:1093 24.05 -0.55 -2.24% 49.90M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK:101 17.02 -0.28 -1.62% 17.01M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK:2319 27.50 -0.40 -1.43% 18.54M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK:151 7.62 -0.11 -1.42% 20.49M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd BSE:500124 2351.10 82.70 3.65% 303.30k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1280.45 41.75 3.37% 194.27k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1841.45 49.20 2.75% 765.53k
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 571.05 11.40 2.04% 808.15k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 1013.85 6.35 0.63% 412.94k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Yes Bank Ltd BSE:532648 330.55 -6.45 -1.91% 452.22k
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 277.55 -5.15 -1.82% 703.22k
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 165.45 -3.05 -1.81% 343.93k
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 279.05 -4.50 -1.59% 91.80k
NTPC Ltd NSEI:NTPC 156.05 -2.30 -1.45% 215.77k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

On Mobile/Tablet scroll to the right.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL 17.09 0.88 5.43% 859.59k
Monadelphous Group Ltd ASX:MND 14.41 0.71 5.18% 679.81k
Vocus Group Ltd ASX:VOC 2.45 0.12 5.15% 4.51M
Magellan Financial Group Ltd ASX:MFG 23.47 1.08 4.82% 952.49k
Sirtex Medical Ltd ASX:SRX 31.00 1.36 4.59% 1.43M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Retail Food Group Ltd ASX:RFG 0.55 -0.03 -5.22% 6.75M
Ausdrill Ltd ASX:ASL 1.86 -0.06 -3.12% 8.91M
Aveo Group ASX:AOG 2.35 -0.07 -2.89% 3.69M
Infigen Energy ASX:IFN 0.70 -0.02 -2.80% 3.34M
Orocobre Ltd ASX:ORE 5.11 -0.12 -2.29% 1.81M