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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 25, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished in the red today, with the Nikkei 225 -0.79%
  • Energy stocks (+0.42%) were the only Nikkei 225 stocks in positive territory
  • Telecommunications (-1.63%), real estate (-1.07%), and healthcare stock (-1.02%) were the largest laggards
  • Market breadth Nikkei 225 was decidedly negative with 65 stocks advancing while 149 stocks declined
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 17.16% below its 10-day average

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were lower across the board with the Hang Seng -1.29%, the CSI 300 -1.34%, and the Shanghai Composite -1.05%
  • Utilities (+0.59%) and energy stocks (+0.57%) were the only Hang Seng stocks in the black
  • Consumer discretionary (-3.13%), information technology (-2.40%), and health care stocks (-2.11%) were the biggest underperformers
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative with 43 stocks declining, while 6 stocks advanced
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 11.57% above its 10-day average
  • The PBOC will lower the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for numerous banks by up to 0.50% on July 5th, in order to improve liquidity for small business financing and debt-to-equity swap programs. The program will free an estimated $108 billion for small businesses, according to Xinhua

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks declined across the board, with the Nifty 50 -0.55% and the Sensex -0.61%
  • Information technology (+1.23%), telecommunications (-0.11%), and materials stocks (-0.35%) were the best performing stocks in the Sensex
  • Industrials (-2.26%), consumer discretionary (-1.85%), utilities stocks (-1.73%) were the most significant decliners in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was notably negative with 7 out of 31 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Indian markets was 13.86% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks were in negative territory today, with the ASX -0.24%
  • Energy (+1.55%), materials (+0.87%), and utilities stocks (+0.15%) provided the best returns in the ASX 200
  • Financials (-1.00%), telecommunications (-0.89%), and consumer staples stocks (-0.62%) were notably negative
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was negative with only 88 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Australian markets was 23.21% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are up today, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 2.1 basis points to 2.626%
  • Yield on the Indian 10-year bond is up 1.7 basis points to 7.833%
  • Japanese treasuries are higher, as the yield on Japan’s 10-year slid 0.3 basis points to 0.019%
  • Chinese 10-year bonds are lower today, with the yield on China’s 10-year up 2.1 basis points to 3.577%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.24% weaker, to AUD$0.7420/USD$
  • JPY¥ is up 0.30%, to JPY¥0.0091/USD$
  • CNY¥ has declined 0.46%, to CNY¥0.1530/USD$
  • INR ₹ is down 0.43%, to INR ₹0.0146/USD$

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Chiyoda Corp TSE:6366 945 37 4.07% 3.27M
JGC Corp TSE:1963 2172 60 2.84% 2.08M
Daiwa Securities Group Inc TSE:8601 634.40 14.60 2.36% 8.12M
Konami Holdings Corp TSE:9766 5750 130 2.31% 769.70k
Oji Holdings Corp TSE:3861 662 13 2.00% 2.94M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE:5301 1924 -64 -3.22% 9.64M
SUMCO Corp TSE:3436 2160 -71 -3.18% 9.35M
Advantest Corp TSE:6857 2228 -69 -3.00% 2.96M
Subaru Corp TSE:7270 3184 -96 -2.93% 4.81M
Mitsubishi Motors Corp TSE:7211 865 -26 -2.92% 4.96M

Source: S&P Capital IQ

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CNOOC Ltd SEHK:883  12.64 0.30 2.43% 134.91M
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd SEHK:3  15.18 0.24 1.61% 24.37M
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd SEHK:1038 58.10 0.65 1.13% 3.41M
Link REIT SEHK:823  70.55 0.55 0.79% 6.60M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK:857  5.73 0.02 0.35% 154.40M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:2007 14.74 -0.90 -5.75% 84.24M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK:2382 138.70 -7.20 -4.93% 9.35M
China Resources Land Ltd SEHK:1109 26.50 -1.05 -3.81% 12.79M
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd SEHK:27 61.30 -2.40 -3.77% 12.83M
WH Group Ltd SEHK:288  6.19 -0.24 -3.73% 39.62M

Source: S&P Capital IQ

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1272.30 25.85 2.07% 145.40k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 230.25 1.60 0.70% 2.65M
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1329.45 9.20 0.70% 50.97k
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1967.10 12.70 0.65% 20.61k
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2093.95 12.15 0.58% 56.76k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tata Motors Ltd NSEI:TTMT-A 168.75 -12.85 -7.08% 387.17k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 289.85 -18.30 -5.94% 1.38M
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 289.45 -11.40 -3.79% 1.72M
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 259.05 -6.05 -2.28% 126.28k
Larsen & Toubro Ltd BSE:500510 1269.00 -26.50 -2.05% 104.07k

Source: S&P Capital IQ

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ASX:API 1.45 0.10 7.01% 4.67M
Credit Corp Group Ltd ASX:CCP 18.60 1.14 6.53% 1.51M
Northern Star Resources Ltd ASX:NST 6.89 0.35 5.35% 4.27M
Fletcher Building Ltd ASX:FBU 6.57 0.20 3.14% 1.95M
IDP Education Ltd ASX:IEL 10.90 0.31 2.93% 488.21k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd ASX:TWE 17.80 -0.62 -3.37% 2.38M
Vocus Group Ltd ASX:VOC 2.35 -0.08 -3.29% 2.02M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL 16.34 -0.45 -2.68% 995.88k
Ramsay Health Care Ltd ASX:RHC 54.62 -1.49 -2.66% 1.63M
G8 Education Ltd ASX:GEM 2.34 -0.06 -2.50% 1.33M

Source: S&P Capital IQ