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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jun 28, 2018

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  • Japanese stocks finished modestly lower, with the Nikkei 225 -0.01%
  • Information technology (+0.61%), consumer discretionary (+0.54%), and materials stocks (+0.32%) were the biggest outperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Energy (-2.33%), healthcare (-1.37%), and financials stocks (-0.87%) were the most significant laggards
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was slightly negative with 102 stocks advancing while 116 stocks declined
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 7.06% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s retail sales grew +0.6% Y/Y in May, which was well below growth expectations (+1.4% Y/Y growth forecasted), and was significantly weaker than retail sales growth in April (+1.5% Y/Y increase prior)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks finished mixed with the Hang Seng +0.50%, the CSI 300 -1.03%, and the Shanghai Composite -0.93%
  • Energy (+1.87%), healthcare (+1.12%), and information technology stocks (+0.65%) were the best performing stocks in the Hang Seng
  • Consumer discretionary (-0.50%) and real estate stocks (-0.36%) were the largest laggards
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was positive with 27 out of 50 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 8.88% above its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks declined broadly, with the Nifty 50 -0.77% and the Sensex -0.51%
  • Energy (-2.10%), healthcare (-1.66%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.85%) were the biggest underperformers in the Sensex
  • Telecommunications (+0.61%), information technology (+0.51%), and materials stocks (+0.31%) were the largest risers in the Sensex
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was decidedly negative with 11 stocks advancing compared to 20 stocks declining
  • Volume across Indian markets was 50.19% above its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks advanced, with the ASX 200 +0.32%
  • Energy (+1.83%), materials (+1.01%), and financials stocks (+0.83%) provided the best returns in the ASX 200
  • Information technology (-1.27%), consumer discretionary (-1.20%), and real estate stocks (-0.99%) declined the most significantly
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was negative with only 80 out of 200 stocks
  • Volume across Australian markets was 14.54% below 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 6.3 basis points to 7.930%
  • Chinese treasuries are rallying, with the yield on China’s 10-year down 3.2 basis points to 3.520%
  • Yield on the Aussie 10-year is down 1.0 basis points to 2.613%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is down 0.04%, to AUD$1.3626/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.23% lower, to CNY¥0.1510/USD$
  • JPY¥ is up 0.03%, to JPY¥110.20/USD$
  • INR ₹ has fallen 0.23%, to INR ₹68.7925/USD$

*Source: StockDio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Showa Denko KK TSE: 4004 4925 225 4.79% 2.68M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE: 5301 1966 58 3.04% 9.93M
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 7735 8500 250 3.03% 650.10k
Pacific Metals Co Ltd TSE: 5541 4065 115 2.91% 201.70k
JGC Corp TSE: 1963 2253 63 2.88% 1.52M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE: 5002 1663 -65 -3.76% 5.55M
J Front Retailing Co Ltd TSE: 3086 1665 -55 -3.20% 1.98M
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd TSE: 4506 2349 -74 -3.05% 1.73M
Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 4578 5339 -158 -2.87% 1.36M
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd TSE: 4568 4237 -102 -2.35% 1.41M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  13.48 0.5 3.85% 102.44M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.25 0.21 3.48% 37.85M
AIA Group Ltd SEHK: 1299 68.1 1.9 2.87% 32.66M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK: 857  5.86 0.14 2.45% 170.66M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK: 2018 103.8 2.3 2.27% 9.14M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 18.44 -1.2 -6.11% 29.57M
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 836  13.3 -0.44 -3.20% 12.29M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 12.4 -0.34 -2.67% 129.37M
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 144  15.68 -0.16 -1.01% 3.41M
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd SEHK: 27 H 59.1 -0.6 -1.01% 18.03M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
NTPC Ltd NSEI:NTPC 156.05 2.75 1.79% 172.94k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 907.25 15.9 1.78% 135.79k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1288.85 19.65 1.55% 98.33k
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1338.1 13.35 1.01% 58.79k
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2132.9 21.25 1.01% 62.38k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 271.15 -7.75 -2.78% 2.30M
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 263.9 -7.3 -2.69% 1.27M
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 157.65 -4.2 -2.60% 200.55k
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 260.5 -5.95 -2.23% 229.30k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 944.7 -20.6 -2.13% 284.82k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
nib holdings Ltd/Australia ASX: NHF  5.8 0.3 5.45% 1.61M
Beach Energy Ltd ASX: BPT  1.79 0.09 5.29% 18.39M
Independence Group NL ASX: IGO  5.16 0.21 4.24% 4.43M
Syrah Resources Ltd ASX: SYR  2.79 0.1 3.72% 1.59M
Macquarie Group Ltd ASX: MQG  126.7 4.49 3.67% 1.56M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX: WTC  15.7 -1.06 -6.32% 685.01k
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX: APT  8.59 -0.35 -3.91% 973.76k
Altium Ltd ASX: ALU  22.77 -0.9 -3.80% 610.67k
Nanosonics Ltd ASX: NAN  3.15 -0.12 -3.67% 1.85M
Metcash Ltd ASX: MTS  2.55 -0.09 -3.41% 13.07M