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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 21, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished higher with the Nikkei 225 +0.67%
  • Telecommunications (+2.52%), consumer discretionary (+0.95%), and industrials stocks (+0.73%) were the biggest outperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Utilities (-1.50%), financials (-1.48%), and real estate stocks (-0.29%) declined the most significantly
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was negative wit 81 stocks advancing compared to 136 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 4.36% above its 10-day average
  • BOJ President Haruhiko Kuroda remarked that 3% wage gains are necessary to maintain the BOJ’s 2% price target

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks closed broadly lower with the Hang Seng -1.35%, the CSI 300 -1.17%, and the Shanghai Composite -1.37%
  • All sector in the Hang Seng were in negative territory
  • Energy (-1.76%), information technology (-1.70%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-1.48%) were the largest laggards
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative with only 3 out of 50 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 2.13% above its 10-day average
  • Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) reported record high profits in May, totaling $24 billion
  • According to a Politico report, President Trump is considering limiting Chinese investment into over 1,000 US companies
  • China Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng warned that further trade actions against China may ultimately hurt US workers and farmers

Indian Stock Market 

  • Indian stocks were the in red today, with the Sensex -0.32% and the Nifty 50 -0.29%
  • Healthcare (-1.70%), utilities (-1.49%), and industrials stocks (-1.05%) were the worst performers in the Sensex
  • Energy (+0.70%), information technology (+0.05%), and financials stocks (+0.02%) were the only Sensex stocks to finish in the black
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was notably negative as 7 stocks advanced, while 24 stocks declined
  • Volume across Indian markets was 11.0% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks finished in positive territory today, with the ASX 200 +0.96%
  • Telecommunications (-1.72%) and utilities (-0.17%) were the only 2 sectors in the ASX 200 to post negative returns
  • Information technology (+2.60%), consumer staples (+2.15%), and consumer discretionary stocks (+2.01%) were the biggest outperformers
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was decidedly positive with 136 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the ASX 200 was heavier than usual (28.89% above its 10-day average)

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are selling-off with the yield on the Aussie 10-year bond up 1.9 basis points to 2.671%
  • Indian treasuries are higher today with the yield on India’s 10-year bond down 4.0 basis points to 7.786%
  • Yield on the Chinese 10-year bond is down 1.9 basis points to 3.574%
  • Japanese 10-year bonds up today, as the yield on Japan’s 10-year bond fell 0.2 basis points to 0.024%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • JPY¥ is up 0.20%, to JPY¥0.0090/USD$
  • AUD$ is 0.26% weaker, to AUD$0.7380/USD$
  • INR ₹ is 0.14% higher to INR ₹0.0147/USD$
  • CNY¥ has fallen 0.31%, to CNY¥0.1539/USD$

Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Showa Denko KK TSE: 4004 4725 225 5.00% 3.49M
SoftBank Group Corp TSE: 9984 8641 382 4.63% 9.13M
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd TSE: 4502 4494 192 4.46% 9.27M
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE: 6976 2932 122 4.34% 3.65M
TDK Corp TSE: 6762 11590 370 3.30% 1.19M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd TSE: 4506 2287 -105 -4.39% 2.24M
Fukuoka Financial Group Inc TSE: 8354 552 -22 -3.83% 4.68M
Chiba Bank Ltd/The TSE: 8331 790 -31 -3.78% 4.83M
Shizuoka Bank Ltd/The TSE: 8355 1019 -35 -3.32% 2.56M
Oji Holdings Corp TSE: 3861 661 -22 -3.22% 3.71M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 20.55 0.1 0.49% 22.46M
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK: 19  85.95 0.4 0.47% 3.26M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK: 101  16.78 0.04 0.24% 5.72M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK: 151  7.37 0 0.00% 17.29M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 23.75 -0.05 -0.21% 20.70M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 143 -14.1 -8.98% 21.88M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  12.44 -0.42 -3.27% 86.80M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  21.9 -0.55 -2.45% 46.06M
Bank of East Asia Ltd/The SEHK: 23  31.2 -0.75 -2.35% 1.32M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.4 -0.15 -2.29% 36.31M

 

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 297.55 4.3 1.47% 877.35k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 1032.35 12.4 1.22% 444.33k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1855.25 8.7 0.47% 50.59k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 306.55 0.95 0.31% 299.93k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1246.35 3 0.24% 50.69k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 883.6 -19.05 -2.11% 161.44k
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 159.7 -3.1 -1.90% 1.39M
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd BSE:532898 195.85 -3.75 -1.88% 1.21M
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 554.6 -9.4 -1.67% 187.09k
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 268.7 -4.55 -1.67% 460.57k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
APN Outdoor Group Ltd ASX: APO  6.56 0.71 12.14% 6.64M
Appen Ltd ASX: APX  13.93 0.93 7.15% 1.20M
Gateway Lifestyle ASX: GTY  2.28 0.14 6.54% 7.20M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX: BAL  17.96 1.05 6.21% 1.35M
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd ASX: SAR  2.25 0.1 4.65% 5.61M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Ramsay Health Care Ltd ASX: Rams 57.49 -4.68 -0.08% 3.89M
TPG Telecom Ltd ASX: TPG  5.29 -0.15 -0.03% 2.94M
Vocus Group Ltd ASX: Vocu 2.5 -0.06 -0.02% 3.08M
Infigen Energy ASX: Infi 0.685 -0.015 -0.02% 3.47M
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX: Gala 3.07 -0.06 -0.02% 2.33M