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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 05, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished lower with the Nikkei 225 -0.78%
  • Energy (-2.61%), consumer discretionary (-1.36%), and consumer staples stocks (-1.33%) were the biggest underperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Telecommunications (+0.57%), and utilities stocks (+0.05%) were the only Nikkei 225 stocks in the black
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was negative with 41 stocks advancing compared to 174 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 5.07% below its 10-day average
  • According to a Nikkei Asian Review report, there is a divide among BOJ members regrading the efficacy of its current ultra-loose fiscal policy. Some members of the BOJ’s board are concerned about the impact of the policies on Japan’s banking sector

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were broadly in the red, with the Hang Seng -0.12%, the CSI 300 -0.63%, and the Shanghai Composite -0.91%
  • Energy (-1.29%), consumer discretionary (-1.18%), and financials stocks (-0.70%) were the most significant laggards in the Hang Seng
  • Industrials (+1.10%), consumer staples (+0.94%), and health care stocks (+0.71%) were the best performers
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was relatively neutral with 25 out of 50 stocks finishing higher, while 21 stocks retreated
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 22.59% below its 10-day average
  • Reuters reported that China’s finance ministry will “absolutely not” initiate a Sino-American trade war, and will not be the first party to levy tariffs

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were down across the board with the Sensex -0.20%, and the Nifty 50 -0.19%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was moderately negative with 14 stocks advancing while 17 stocks declined
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 11.15% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks closed in positive territory today, with the ASX 200 +0.52%
  • Telecommunications (+1.69%), utilities (+1.52%), and financials stocks (+1.00%) provided the best returns in the ASX 200
  • Information technology (-0.35%), materials (-0.23%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.02%) were the biggest decliners today
  • Market breadth for the ASX was decidedly positive with 118 stocks advancing, compared to only 65 declines
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 12.24% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Indian treasuries are selling-off today, with the yield on India’s 10-year up 4.5 basis points to 7.895%
  • Hong Kong sovereign treasuries are higher, as the yield on Hong Kong’s 10-year has fallen 1.1 basis points to 2.085%
  • Yield on the Aussie 10-year has risen 0.9 basis points to 2.591%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.14% stronger, to AUD$1.3521/USD$
  • JPY¥ is down 0.09%, to JPY¥110.59/USD$
  • INR is 0.29% lower, to INR68.9450/USD$
  • CNY¥ has fallen 0.04%, to CNY¥6.6350/USD$

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Yamaha Corp TSE:7951 5440 90 1.68% 1.01M
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd TSE:4568 4200 67 1.62% 2.34M
Nippon Kayaku Co Ltd TSE:4272 1161 16 1.40% 999.40k
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd TSE:6098 3042 35 1.16% 4.43M
Komatsu Ltd TSE:6301 3182 32 1.02% 5.96M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Shiseido Co Ltd TSE:4911 8165 -432 -5.03% 3.00M
Pacific Metals Co Ltd TSE:5541 3625 -170 -4.48% 292.20k
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE:6976 3080 -130 -4.05% 2.98M
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co Ltd TSE:5706 4080 -170 -4.00% 1.54M
Toho Zinc Co Ltd TSE:5707 3745 -150 -3.85% 246.40k

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd SEHK:1  83.80 2.05 2.51% 8.35M
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd SEHK:1038 61.30 1.35 2.25% 9.30M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK:2007 12.98 0.26 2.04% 68.59M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK:151  6.82 0.12 1.79% 13.14M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK:2018 105.50 1.60 1.54% 6.54M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bank of China Ltd SEHK:3988 3.68 -0.18 -4.66% 292.81M
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd SEHK:1398 5.53 -0.23 -3.99% 292.20M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK:883  12.56 -0.32 -2.48% 72.62M
CITIC Ltd SEHK:267  10.66 -0.22 -2.02% 20.90M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK:857  5.69 -0.09 -1.56% 118.08M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Yes Bank Ltd BSE:532648 348.80 13.30 3.96% 1.14M
ITC Ltd NSEI:ITC 272.30 7.85 2.97% 1.22M
Asian Paints Ltd NSEI:ASIANPAINT 1321.85 30.30 2.35% 61.50k
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 270.15 6.00 2.27% 346.49k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 910.50 12.00 1.34% 86.34k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1284.50 -60.10 -4.47% 457.27k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 221.10 -7.05 -3.09% 829.82k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 553.50 -15.40 -2.71% 542.95k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 153.40 -4.20 -2.66% 196.39k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 965.00 -25.05 -2.53% 1.29M

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sydney Airport ASX:SYD 7.49 0.25 3.45% 16.63M
Fairfax Media Ltd ASX:FXJ 0.76 0.03 3.42% 6.90M
Resolute Mining Ltd ASX:RSG 1.41 0.05 3.30% 4.39M
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX:SIG 0.48 0.02 3.26% 13.73M
Seven West Media Ltd ASX:SWM 0.89 0.03 2.91% 2.88M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX:BAL 12.77 -1.36 -9.62% 2.71M
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd ASX:DMP 48.92 -4.92 -9.14% 1.23M
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX:LYC 2.14 -0.11 -4.89% 5.20M
carsales.com Ltd ASX:CAR 14.59 -0.51 -3.38% 674.75k
Western Areas Ltd ASX:WSA 3.36 -0.10 -2.89% 2.30M