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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 26, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks edged modestly higher today, with the Nikkei 225 +0.02%
  • Utilities (+2.07%), financials (+1.20%), and materials stocks (+1.02%) were the most significant outperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Energy (-2.01%), consumer discretionary (-1.06%), and telecommunications stocks (-0.60%) were the largest laggards
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was positive with 165 stocks advancing compared to 52 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 3.29% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s May services PPI grew 1.0% Y/Y, which was in-line with the consensus

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks closed lower across the board, with the HSCEI -0.80%, the CSI 300 -0.82%, and the Shanghai Composite -0.52%
  • Consumer discretionary (-1.49%), energy (-0.82%), and consumer staples stocks (-0.79%) posted the worst returns in the Hang Seng
  • Health care (+1.73%), utilities (+1.49%), and telecommunications stocks (+0.96%) were the only sectors in positive territory
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was decidedly negative with only 16 out of 50 stocks finishing in the black
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 19.26% above its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were modestly in the black with the Nifty 50 +0.06% and the Sensex +0.06%
  • Energy (-1.73%), utilities (-0.52%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.43%) were the most significant decliners in the Sensex
  • Telecommunications services (+1.62%), information technology (+0.95%), and consumer staples stocks (+0.69%) were the best performers in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 20 stocks advancing compared to 11 declines
  • Volume across Indian markets was 3.51% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks finished in the red, with the ASX 200 -0.21%
  • Consumer staples (+0.80%), utilities (+0.50%), and real estate stocks (+0.20%) were the biggest outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Materials (-0.94%), information technology (-0.86%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.69%) underperformed the most
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was notably negative with only 69 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Australian markets was 10.38% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the European Bond Market

  • Hong Kong treasuries are rallying today, with the yield on Hong Kong’s 10-year bond down 8.9 basis points to 2.104%
  • Japanese sovereign treasuries are down with the yield on Japan’s 10-year up 0.5 basis points to 0.024%
  • Yield on the Indian 10-year bond is down 0.8 basis points to 7.826%
  • Aussie treasuries are lower, as yield on the Australian 10-year has fallen 1.3 basis points to 2.639%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.26% weaker, to AUD$0.7397/USD$
  • CNY¥ is down 0.59%, to CNY¥0.1519/USD$
  • JPY is up 0.03%, to JPY¥0.0091/USD$
  • INR ₹ is 0.19% lower, to INR ₹0.0146

*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE:6976 3035 159 5.53% 4.92M
Kansai Electric Power Co Inc/The TSE:9503 1630.50 66 4.22% 2.85M
Ebara Corp TSE:6361 3435 135 4.09% 762.30k
Credit Saison Co Ltd TSE:8253 1767 64 3.76% 1.16M
Tokuyama Corp TSE:4043 3530 115 3.37% 564.70k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Konami Holdings Corp TSE:9766 5560 -190 -3.30% 788.30k
Fast Retailing Co Ltd TSE:9983 50210 -1430 -2.77% 695.40k
Yamato Holdings Co Ltd TSE:9064 3280 -93 -2.76% 2.16M
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE:5002 1592 -41 -2.51% 1.62M
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd TSE:6098 3068 -78 -2.48% 3.88M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CLP Holdings Ltd SEHK:2  82.80 2.60 3.24% 6.09M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK:2382 142.60 3.90 2.81% 13.23M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK:1093 23.55 0.40 1.73% 29.06M
Power Assets Holdings Ltd SEHK:6  55.40 0.70 1.28% 3.85M
China Mobile Ltd SEHK:941  69.50 0.85 1.24% 25.39M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:2007 13.76 -0.98 -6.65% 149.76M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK:2018 109.50 -4.10 -3.61% 11.79M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK:175  20.85 -0.45 -2.11% 67.66M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK:1088 20.30 -0.40 -1.93% 29.80M
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:144  16.04 -0.28 -1.72% 4.89M

 

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 264.50 5.45 2.10% 332.80k
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd BSE:532500 8950.10 158.00 1.80% 33.62k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1852.70 32.25 1.77% 1.07M
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 380.15 6.55 1.75% 146.78k
Asian Paints Ltd NSEI:ASIANPAINT 1273.70 19.65 1.57% 40.04k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 277.35 -12.50 -4.31% 2.01M
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 978.70 -24.85 -2.48% 368.88k
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd BSE:532898 191.45 -3.55 -1.82% 1.81M
Tata Motors Ltd NSEI:TTMT/A 165.90 -2.85 -1.69% 410.05k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 549.35 -9.15 -1.64% 783.88k

 

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ASX:API 1.57 0.12 8.28% 4.64M
SpeedCast International Ltd ASX:SDA 6.08 0.21 3.58% 1.06M
Mayne Pharma Group Ltd ASX:MYX 0.87 0.03 3.57% 5.40M
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd ASX:FLT 64.81 1.69 2.68% 538.18k
Northern Star Resources Ltd ASX:NST 7.04 0.15 2.18% 3.17M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX:WTC 16.33 -0.82 -4.78% 641.46k
Beach Energy Ltd ASX:BPT 1.64 -0.07 -4.09% 12.76M
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd ASX:DMP 51.42 -2.02 -3.78% 439.29k
Trade Me Group Ltd ASX:TME 4.49 -0.15 -3.23% 1.09M
BlueScope Steel Ltd ASX:BSL 17.53 -0.56 -3.10% 3.74M