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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 02, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished lower to start the week with the Nikkei 225 -2.21%
  • All sectors in the Nikkei 225 finished in negative territory
  • Consumer staples (-4.31%), health care (-2.57%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-2.43%) were the biggest underperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was overwhelmingly negative with 212 stocks declining while only 11 stocks advanced
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 8.10% below its 10-day average
  • Japanese auto sales fell 7.9% in June on a Y/Y basis, which was a most significant decline than forecasted (-0.6% change projected)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese stocks declined today, with the CSI 300 -2.93% and the Shanghai Composite -2.52%. The Hong Kong stock market was closed for Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
  • No sectors in the Shanghai Composite finished in positive territory
  • Real estate (-4.20%), financials (-3.85%), and energy stocks (-2.99%) were the most significant decliners today
  • Market breadth for the Shanghai Composite was decidedly negative with 192 stocks only 192 out of 1468 stocks in the black
  • Volume in the CSI 300 was 6.43% below its 10-day average
  • China’s manufacturing PMI for June came in at 51.5, which was slightly below expectations (51.7 consensus). Non-manufacturing PMI was above estimates (55.0 vs 54.7 anticipated)

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian were in the red with the Nifty 50 -0.53%, and the Sensex -0.45%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was negative with only 10 out of 31 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume across Indian markets was higher than usual (11.75% above its 10-day average)

Australia Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks closed in negative territory, with the ASX 200 -0.27%
  • Consumer discretionary (-0.86%), energy (-0.81%), and consumer staples stocks (-0.78%) were the worst performers in the ASX 200
  • Real estate (+0.42%), industrials (+0.34%), and health care stocks (+0.27%) were the biggest outperformers
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was moderately negative with 87 stocks advancing while 100 stocks declined
  • Volume across Australian markets was 24.000% below its 10-day average

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is down 0.74%, to AUD$/USD4
  • JPY is up 0.02%, to JPY¥/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.72% lower, to CNY¥/USD$
  • INR₹ in 0.48% weaker, to INR ₹/USD$

Highlights from the European Bond Market

  • Aussie sovereign treasuries are higher today, with the yield on the Australian 10-year down 3.6 basis points to 2.592%
  • Chinese 10-year bonds are rallying, as the yield on China’s 10-year is down 1.9 basis points to 3.451%
  • Yield on Japan’s 10-year is down 0.7 basis points to 0.015%
  • Indian treasuries are lower, with the yield on India’s 10-year up 0.5 basis points to 7.905%

*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 3250 155 5.01% 4.81M
Fujitsu Ltd TSE:6702 688 16 2.34% 14.87M
SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc TSE:9412 538 10 1.89% 2.17M
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd TSE:7735 7880 80 1.03% 734.30k
Tokio Marine Holdings Inc TSE:8766 5237 44 0.85% 2.69M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Shiseido Co Ltd TSE:4911 8245 -553 -6.29% 3.36M
Kikkoman Corp TSE:2801 5240 -350 -6.26% 1.07M
Aeon Co Ltd TSE:8267 2236 -135 -5.68% 4.40M
Marui Group Co Ltd TSE:8252 2209 -125 -5.36% 1.32M
Furukawa Co Ltd TSE:5715 1556 -87 -5.30% 306.90k


Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Asian Paints Ltd NSEI:ASIANPAINT 1293.50 29.40 2.33% 55.58k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1334.45 27.70 2.12% 120.95k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 238.70 2.95 1.25% 1.54M
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 2839.15 28.00 1.00% 59.27k
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 277.45 1.95 0.71% 6.09M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
NTPC Ltd NSEI:NTPC 153.60 -5.85 -3.67% 227.38k
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 367.15 -13.85 -3.64% 857.56k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 363.20 -8.80 -2.37% 109.58k
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3413.60 -58.45 -1.68% 22.48k
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2073.20 -34.85 -1.65% 76.46k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Orocobre Ltd ASX:ORE  5.43 0.26 5.03% 1.63M
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX:WTC  16.14 0.48 3.07% 498.24k
Infigen Energy ASX:IFN  0.68 0.02 3.03% 1.98M
CYBG PLC ASX:CYB  5.79 0.16 2.84% 2.96M
Perpetual Ltd ASX:PPT  42.61 1.01 2.43% 271.60k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX:SIG  0.49 -0.33 -40.12% 51.15M
Automotive Holdings Group Ltd ASX:AHG  2.60 -0.25 -8.77% 5.21M
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ASX:API  1.59 -0.12 -6.76% 4.77M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL  14.94 -0.60 -3.86% 1.09M
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd ASX:FLT  61.40 -2.25 -3.53% 329.78k