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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 27, 2018

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Japanese Stock Market                                                                                                                                                                                 

  • Japanese stocks finished lower, with the Nikkei 225 -0.31%
  • Energy (+6.82%), utilities (+0.64%), and consumer staples (+0.24%) were the only stocks in positive territory in the Nikkei 225
  • Industrials (-0.72%), real estate (-0.60%), and information technology stocks (-0.50%) were the most significant laggards
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was negative with 83 stocks advancing compared to 135 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 11.73% below its 10-day average
  • According to a Nikkei 225 report, the BoJ has become a significant shareholder in nearly 40% of the companies listed in Japan, as the BoJ continues to purchase assets under its very loose fiscal policy

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were significantly in the red, with the Hang Seng -1.82%, the CSI 300 -2.03%, and the Shanghai Composite -1.10%
  • Energy stocks (+0.69%) were the best performing stocks in the Hang Seng, followed by utilities (-0.55%) and telecommunications (-0.71%)
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was notably negative with only 5 out of 50 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 14.80% higher than its 10-day average
  • Chinese industrial profits for May grew +21.1% Y/Y, which was slightly below the industrial profit growth rate in April (+21.9%)

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were in negative territory with the Nifty 50 -0.91% and the Senex -0.77%
  • Healthcare stocks (+0.69%) were the only stocks in the black in the Sensex, with information technology (-0.24%) and financials stocks (-0.59%) being the next best performers
  • Industrials (-2.56%), utilities (-1.49%), and telecommunications stocks (-1.20%) were the biggest decliners today
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was overwhelmingly negative with only 4 out of 31 stocks finishing in the black
  • Volume across Indian markets was 16.34% above its 10-day average level

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks declined moderately today with the ASX 200 -0.03%
  • Energy (+1.24%), consumer discretionary (+0.97%), and information technology stocks were the largest outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Telecommunications (-1.52%), industrials (-1.00%), and real estate stocks (-0.52%) provided the worst returns today
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was negative with 76 stocks declining, while 112 stocks advanced
  • Volume across Australian markets was 3.09% lower than its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Indian sovereign treasuries are selling-off today, with the yield on India’s 10-year bond up 4.2 basis points to 7.868%
  • Chinese treasuries are rallying as the yield on China’s 10-year bond is 2.3 basis points lower to 3.552%
  • Yield on the Aussie 10-year is down 1.6 basis points to 2.623%
  • Japanese 10-year bonds are modestly higher with the yield on Japan’s 10-year down 0.1 basis point to 0.023%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is down 0.27%, to AUD$1.356/USD$
  • INR₹ is 0.56% weaker, to INR₹68.633/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.39% lower to CNY¥6.6048/USD$
  • JPY¥ has fallen 0.24%, to JPY¥110.36/USD$

*Source: StockDio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE: 5002 1728 136 8.54% 8.78M
JXTG Holdings Inc TSE: 5020 782.2 46.7 6.35% 24.17M
Oji Holdings Corp TSE: 3861 705 32 4.75% 6.09M
Aeon Co Ltd TSE: 8267 2419 69.5 2.96% 3.69M
Taisei Corp TSE: 1801 6200 160 2.65% 1.21M
Underperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Japan Tobacco Inc TSE: 2914 3048 -124 -3.91% 8.43M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE: 5301 1908 -74 -3.73% 10.61M
Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd TSE: 5214 2965 -100 -3.26% 594.30k
Canon Inc TSE: 7751 3603 -112 -3.01% 6.22M
Bridgestone Corp TSE: 5108 4293 -131 -2.96% 2.46M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  12.98 0.4 3.18% 120.75M
China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd SEHK: 762  9.73 0.1 1.04% 37.81M
CLP Holdings Ltd SEHK: 2  83.45 0.65 0.79% 6.51M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK: 857  5.72 0.02 0.35% 128.67M
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK: 19  83.75 0.2 0.24% 1.15M
Underperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 12.74 -1.02 -7.41% 144.48M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK: 2018 101.5 -8 -7.31% 14.12M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 22.3 -1.25 -5.31% 39.31M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  19.78 -1.07 -5.13% 90.22M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 26.1 -1.4 -5.09% 18.65M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2111.65 18.6 0.89% 75.59k
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 266.45 1.95 0.74% 121.81k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1859.8 7.1 0.38% 474.43k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 364.7 1.35 0.37% 871.98k
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 574.95 2 0.35% 331.55k
Underperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 278.9 -9.1 -3.16% 985.22k
Larsen & Toubro Ltd BSE:500510 1235.1 -34.4 -2.71% 163.58k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 161.85 -4.05 -2.44% 281.60k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 271.2 -6.15 -2.22% 1.31M
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 261.65 -5.5 -2.06% 795.49k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ASX: API  1.64 0.07 4.46% 4.70M
Beach Energy Ltd ASX: BPT  1.7 0.06 3.66% 9.72M
Link Administration Holdings Ltd ASX: LNK  7.42 0.26 3.63% 2.78M
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd ASX: NEC  2.53 0.08 3.27% 1.95M
Seven West Media Ltd ASX: SWM  0.845 0.025 3.05% 12.96M
Underperformers  Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
oOh!media Ltd ASX: OML  4.82 -0.3 -5.91% 3.03M
Metcash Ltd ASX: MTS  2.64 -0.16 -5.71% 16.26M
Brambles Ltd ASX: BXB  8.62 -0.29 -3.25% 17.54M
Aurizon Holdings Ltd ASX: AZJ  4.29 -0.13 -2.94% 11.62M
GrainCorp Ltd ASX: GNC  7.86 -0.22 -2.72% 5.92M