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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 06, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished higher today, with the Nikkei 225 +1.12%
  • Energy stocks (-1.52%) were the only stocks in negative territory in the Nikkei 225
  • Healthcare (+2.69%), information technology (+1.84%), and materials stocks (+1.33%) were the biggest outperformers
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was strongly positive with 164 stocks advancing, while 55 stocks declined
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 3.18% above its 10-day average
  • Japan’s household spending in May declined more significantly than expected (-3.9% Y/Y vs -1.5% Y/Y forecasted). Japanese real wage growth for May was stronger than estimated (+1.3% Y/Y vs 0.0% anticipated), with average wages rising at a faster than estimated rate (+2.1% Y/Y vs +0.9% projected)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were broadly in the black, with the Hang Seng +0.47%, the CSI 300 +0.68%, and the Shanghai Composite +0.49%
  • All sectors in the Hang Seng finished in positive territory
  • Health care (+2.34%), consumer discretionary (+1.93%), and consumer staples stocks (+1.01%) were the best performers in the Hang Seng
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was decidedly positive with 34 stocks advancing, compared to only 11 declines
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 0.47% above its 10-day average
  • China’s Ministry of Commerce ha vowed to retaliate to the $34 billion in tariffs imposed by the US onto Chinese exports

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks closed in positive territory across the board, with the Nifty 50 +0.21% and the Sensex +0.23%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 19 out of 31 stocks advancing
  • Volume across India markets was 5.30% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Australian stocks rose today, with the ASX 200 +0.91%
  • Every sector in the ASX 200 finished in positive territory
  • Telecommunications (+1.40%), energy (+1.27%), and financials stocks (+1.18%) were the biggest outperformers
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was notably positive with 146 stocks advancing compared to 37 declines
  • Volume across Australian markets was 16.71% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and the Australian Bond Market

  • Yield on the Japanese 10-year fell 0.7 basis points to 0.018%
  • Hong Kong treasuries rose today with the yield on the Hong Kong 10-year down 5.0 basis points to 2.036%
  • Aussie treasuries are lower, with the yield on Australia’s 10-year rising 3.1 basis points to 2.622%
  • Chinese 10-year bonds are down with the yield up 2.0 basis points to 3.509%
  • Indian sovereign treasuries are rallying, as the yield on India’s 10-year declined 2.5 basis points to 7.870%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is up 0.62%, to AUD$1.3465/USD$
  • JPY¥ is 0.11% higher, to JPY¥110.54/USD$
  • INR₹ is 0.10% stronger, to INR₹68.8788/USD$
  • CNY¥ is down 0.08%, to CNY¥6.6425/USD$

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Eisai Co Ltd TSE: 4523 9206 1500 19.47% 4.53M
TDK Corp TSE: 6762 11220 550 5.15% 1.13M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE: 5301 2008 98 5.13% 13.78M
Sojitz Corp TSE: 2768 402 15 3.88% 13.61M
Mitsubishi Motors Corp TSE: 7211 866 32 3.84% 6.28M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
JGC Corp TSE: 1963 1989 -48 -2.36% 2.55M
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE: 5002 1546 -36 -2.28% 1.49M
Toho Co Ltd/Tokyo TSE: 9602 3465 -65 -1.84% 312.80k
Chiyoda Corp TSE: 6366 884 -15 -1.67% 2.55M
Nippon Express Co Ltd TSE: 9062 7490 -120 -1.58% 280.60k

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 142.00 4.10 2.97% 8.06M
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd SEHK: 27  57.50 1.55 2.77% 28.91M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 21.90 0.50 2.34% 49.63M
Link REIT SEHK: 823  74.00 1.60 2.21% 7.99M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 26.25 0.55 2.14% 13.74M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CITIC Ltd SEHK: 267  10.56 -0.10 -0.94% 21.29M
PetroChina Co Ltd SEHK: 857  5.66 -0.03 -0.53% 95.26M
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd SEHK: 1038 61.00 -0.30 -0.49% 4.99M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 12.92 -0.06 -0.46% 64.62M
China Life Insurance Co Ltd SEHK: 2628 19.16 -0.08 -0.42% 57.11M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3636.70 134.00 3.83% 43.21k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 271.15 9.65 3.69% 1.28M
Tata Motors Ltd NSEI:TTM/A 156.85 3.45 2.25% 2.18M
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 3023.35 53.55 1.80% 284.91k
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1913.30 31.60 1.68% 211.36k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 558.45 -7.25 -1.28% 335.67k
NTPC Ltd NSEI:NTPC 150.25 -1.85 -1.22% 3.21M
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1915.75 -15.85 -0.82% 30.15k
Wipro Ltd BSE:507685 263.00 -2.00 -0.75% 78.74k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 219.50 -1.60 -0.72% 599.97k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
St Barbara Ltd ASX: SBM 5.14 0.36 7.53% 4.88M
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd ASX: NEC 2.55 0.10 4.08% 4.16M
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX: GXY 3.12 0.12 4.00% 2.91M
IPH Ltd ASX: IPH 4.52 0.15 3.43% 761.86k
Pilbara Minerals Ltd ASX: PLS 0.94 0.03 3.31% 8.81M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Inghams Group Ltd ASX: ING 3.82 -0.13 -3.29% 2.52M
Automotive Holdings Group Ltd ASX: AHG 2.54 -0.06 -2.31% 2.68M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX: BAL 12.49 -0.28 -2.19% 2.98M
Aveo Group ASX: AOG 2.35 -0.05 -2.08% 2.16M
Appen Ltd ASX: APX 12.79 -0.27 -2.07% 2.57M