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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 19, 2018

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  • Sentiment across Asian markets was overwhelmingly negative today, as escalating concerns regarding a Sino-American trade war is driving inventor risk aversion. Asian currencies have mostly fallen against the greenback, excluding the safe haven JPY¥

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks were lower today with the Nikkei 225 down 1.77%
  • All sectors in the Nikkei 225 were in negative territory
  • Materials (-2.71%), Consumer staples (-2.20%), and real estate stocks (-2.20%) were the biggest underperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably negative with 202 out of 225 stocks declining.
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 14.61% above its 10-day average

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks declined sharply with the Hang Seng falling 2.78%, the CSI 300 retreating 3.53%, and the Shanghai Composite sliding 3.78%
  • No Hang Seng sectors finished in positive territory
  • Consumer discretionary (-4.03%), energy (-3.25%), and financials stocks (-2.79%) were the largest laggards in the Hang Sang today
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative with 49 out of 50 stocks in the red today
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 103.50% above its 10-day average, following yesterday’s market closure for the Dragon Boat Festival

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were broadly in the red today with the Sensex down 0.74%, and the Nifty 50 receding 0.83%
  • Consumer staples (+0.22%), and utilities stocks (+0.08%) were the only Sensex stocks in the black
  • Energy (-1.56%), materials (-1.61%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-1.46%) provided the worst returns in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was negative with 7 stocks advancing while 24 stocks declined
  • Volume across Indian markets was 3.60% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks were modestly negative with the ASX 200 edging 0.03% lower
  • Healthcare (+1.97%), telecommunications (+1.39%), and energy stocks (+0.68%) are the biggest outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Materials (-1.25%), consumer staples (-0.42%), and real estate stocks (-0.29%) declined the most today
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was negative with only 72 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Australian markets was 22.52% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are rallying, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 5.0 basis points to 2.619%
  • Yield on the Japanese 10-year bond is down 0.2 basis points to 0.024%
  • Chinese treasuries are higher today, and the yield on China’s 10-year has fallen 4.0 basis points to 2.836%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • JPY¥ is 0.54% stronger, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$, as investors flock to haven currencies
  • CNY¥ has fallen 0.70%, to CNY¥0.1542/USD$
  • INR ₹ is 0.58% weaker, to INR ₹0.0146/USD$
  • AUD$ is down 0.75%, to AUD$0.7370/USD$

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Shimizu Corp TSE: 1803 1130 22 1.99% 4.67M
Kubota Corp TSE: 6326 1800 32 1.81% 6.19M
Ricoh Co Ltd TSE: 7752 1010 15 1.51% 5.44M
Pioneer Corp TSE: 6773 160 2 1.27% 2.18M
JXTG Holdings Inc TSE: 5020 739.9 8.9 1.22% 14.14M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE: 5301 1888 -153 -7.50% 16.00M
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE: 6976 2820 -185 -6.16% 5.03M
Kuraray Co Ltd TSE: 3405 1555 -73 -4.48% 3.02M
Taiheiyo Cement Corp TSE: 5233 3880 -180 -4.43% 1.07M
MINEBEA MITSUMI Inc TSE: 6479 1839 -83 -4.32% 4.98M

 

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK: 19  84 0.75 0.90% 3.99M
Country Garden Services Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 6098 10 0 0.00% 101.55M
Link REIT SEHK: 823  70.95 -0.6 -0.84% 9.22M
Power Assets Holdings Ltd SEHK: 6  54.7 -0.7 -1.26% 6.29M
China Mobile Ltd SEHK: 941  69.25 -1 -1.42% 23.66M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK: 151  7.1 -0.52 -6.82% 28.17M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.64 -0.4 -5.68% 103.28M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 155.3 -8.7 -5.30% 10.86M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  22 -1.2 -5.17% 81.12M
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd SEHK: 688  27.4 -1.25 -4.36% 28.52M

 

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
ITC Ltd NSEI:ITC 266.15 2 0.76% 276.04k
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 164.85 0.5 0.30% 150.49k
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2025.4 4.05 0.20% 51.82k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1826.7 1.95 0.11% 32.08k
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 371.15 -0.1 -0.03% 196.65k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 224.05 -8.25 -3.55% 967.61k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 892.4 -20.35 -2.23% 180.90k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 362.65 -7.4 -2.00% 162.55k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 995.65 -19.35 -1.91% 236.42k
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1930.25 -37.4 -1.90% 22.20k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Vocus Group Ltd ASX: VOC 2.63 0.16 2.63% 4.55M
Nanosonics Ltd ASX: NAN 3.25 0.09 3.25% 2.47M
CSL Ltd ASX: CSL 191.65 5.06 191.65% 1.06M
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd ASX: TWE 18.01 0.45 18.01% 4.16M
Insurance Australia Group Ltd ASX: IAG 8.42 0.2 8.42% 6.00M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Mineral Resources Ltd ASX: MIN 16.15 -0.75 16.15% 3.34M
OZ Minerals Ltd ASX: OZL 9.78 -0.39 9.78% 2.13M
BlueScope Steel Ltd ASX: BSL 17.87 -0.62 17.87% 2.32M
Western Areas Ltd ASX: WSA 3.48 -0.12 3.48% 1.43M
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX: GXY 3.03 -0.1 3.03% 3.22M