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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 18, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished lower today with the Nikkei 225 -0.75%
  • All Nikkei 225 sectors in the red, excluding consumer staples (+0.23%)
  • Materials (-1.69%), financials (-1.48%), and information technology stocks (-1.26%) were the worst performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably negative with 181 out of 225 stocks declining
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 7.18% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s trade deficit for May came in at ¥578.3 billion, which was significantly higher than expected (¥235.0 billion deficit projected)
  • Japanese exports increased by 8.1% Y/Y in May, which was higher than the consensus (+7.5% growth anticipated). Imports during May grew 14.0% Y/Y, which was well above estimates (+8.2% Y/Y increase forecasted)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong markets were closed for the Dragon Boat Festival
  • China has imposed a 25% tariff on 659 US imports, representing $50 billion in trade. This follows President Trump’s approval of $50 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports, for which China had vowed to respond

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks broadly declined with the Nifty 50 -0.17%, and the Sensex -0.21%
  • Telecommunications (-1.94%), materials (-1.22%), and information technology stocks (-0.84%) were the biggest underperformers in the Sensex
  • Consumer discretionary (+0.52%) and utilities stocks (+0.51%) were the most significant outperformers in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was negative with 13 stocks advancing while 18 stocks declined
  • Volume across Indian stocks markets was 23.62% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market 

  • Aussie stocks closed modestly higher with the ASX +0.17%
  • Telecommunication services (-2.00%), materials (-1.22%), and information technology stocks (-0.52%) were the largest laggards in the ASX 200.
  • Real estate (+1.27%), healthcare (+0.86%), and financials stocks (+0.84%) provided the highest returns in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was positive with 118 stocks advancing, compared to only 66 declines
  • Volume across Australian stock markets was 13.17% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Japanese treasuries are low today, with the yield on Japan’s 10-year bond up 0.4 basis points to 0.026%
  • Australian sovereign treasuries are higher today with the yield on the Aussie 1-year down 2.2 basis points to 2.669%
  • Yield on the Indian 10-year bond is down 1.6 basis points to 7.871%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is down 0.11%, to AUD$0.7433/USD$
  • JPY¥ is 0.14% higher, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$
  • CNY¥ is unchanged, to CNY¥0.1552/USD$
  • INR ₹is 0.04% stronger, to INR ₹0.0146/USD$

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio 

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co Ltd TSE:5232 547 17 3.21% 4.87M
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE:6976 3005 70 2.39% 4.84M
Obayashi Corp TSE:1802 1166 24 2.10% 3.19M
Shiseido Co Ltd TSE:4911 9178 185 2.06% 2.03M
Takara Holdings Inc TSE:2531 1484 24 1.64% 652.00k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co Ltd TSE:5706 4810 -340 -6.60% 1.30M
SUMCO Corp TSE:3436 2228 -121 -5.15% 12.88M
Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd TSE:9104 2793 -147 -5.00% 1.52M
Ebara Corp TSE:6361 3365 -160 -4.54% 944.00k
JXTG Holdings Inc TSE:5020 731 -33 -4.32% 14.91M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 292.5 10.2 3.61% 1.27M
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 183.6 3.55 1.97% 106.36k
Tata Consultancy Ltd NSEI:TCS 308.75 5.55 1.83% 681.09k
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 2901.9 28.15 0.98% 67.22k
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd BSE:532500 8993.4 40.9 0.46% 29.51k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 232.3 -6.45 -2.70% 748.28k
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1314.05 -26.4 -1.97% 56.73k
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 371.25 -6.3 -1.67% 106.77k
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 274.6 -4.45 -1.59% 120.77k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 558.7 -7.25 -1.28% 828.09k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd ASX:SAR 2.28 0.08 3.64% 3.34M
Pact Group Holdings Ltd ASX:PGH 5.47 0.15 2.82% 501.99k
Aveo Group ASX:AOG 2.41 0.06 2.55% 2.32M
Southern Cross Media Group Ltd ASX:SXL 1.265 0.03 2.43% 698.10k
LendLease Group ASX:LLC 19.74 0.45 2.33% 1.06M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX:GXY 3.13 -0.12 -3.69% 3.51M
Mayne Pharma Group Ltd ASX:MYX 0.89 -0.03 -3.26% 6.84M
Technology One Ltd ASX:TNE 4.25 -0.12 -2.75% 1.83M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL 16.67 -0.42 -2.46% 383.40k
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX:APT 8.9 -0.22 -2.41% 1.26M