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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 09, 2018

Japanese Stock Market                                                                                                                                                                                 Start Your Free Trial Today

  • Japanese stocks finished higher, with the Nikkei 225 +1.21%
  • Energy stocks (-0.01%) were the only stocks in negative territory in the Nikkei 225
  • Health care (+2.75%), telecommunications (+2.38%), and information technology stocks (+1.84%) were the biggest outperformers 
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably positive with 182 stocks advancing, compared to 38 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 10.01% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s May current account balance came in higher than expected (JPY¥1,938.3 billion vs JPY¥1,240 billion projected)
  • BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda remarked that BOJ’s current easing policy will continue until Japan’s inflation exceeds 2%

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks advanced broadly, with the Hang Seng +1.32%, the CSI 300 +2.80%, and the Shanghai Composite +2.47%
  • All sectors in the Hang Seng finished in positive territory
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly positive with 48 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 21.09% below its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks closed higher across the board with the Nifty 50 +0.74%, and the Sensex +0.78% 
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was decidedly positive with 24 stocks advancing compared to 7 declines
  • Volume across Indian markets was 5.67% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks ended trading in the black, with the ASX 200 +0.22%
  • Materials (+1.10%), financials (+0.29%), and telecommunications stocks (+0.24%) were the best performers in the ASX 200
  • Utilities (-0.46%), industrials (-0.45%), and health care stocks (-0.44%) were the largest laggards 
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was negative with 87 stocks advancing while 96 stocks declined
  • Volume across Australian markets was 24.01% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the European Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are rallying today, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 1.4 basis points to 2.608%
  • Yield on China’s 10-year has risen 1.9 basis points to 3.528%
  • Japanese treasuries are lower today, with the yield on the Japanese 10-year up 0.8 basis points to 0.026%
  • India’s 10-year bond sold-off, with the yield on the Indian 10-year up 1.8 basis points to 7.888%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.66% stronger, to AUD$1.3370/USD$
  • JPY¥ is down 0.10%, to JPY¥110.58/USD$
  • CNY¥ has risen 0.44%, to CNY¥6.6139/USD$
  • INR has appreciated by 0.23%, to INR68.7200/USD$

*Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Eisai Co Ltd TSE: 4523 10710 1504 16.34% 1.96M
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE: 6976 3430 270 8.54% 4.33M
Fujitsu Ltd TSE: 6702 732.6 34.8 4.99% 21.86M
Sony Corp TSE: 6758 5692 242 4.44% 7.02M
TDK Corp TSE: 6762 11690 470 4.19% 1.20M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Nissan Motor Co Ltd TSE: 7201 1003.5 -48 -4.56% 39.24M
Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 4578 4851 -184 -3.65% 2.29M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE: 5301 1935 -73 -3.64% 14.46M
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd TSE: 6305 3455 -90 -2.54% 1.44M
Mitsubishi Motors Corp TSE: 7211 850 -16 -1.85% 5.03M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd SEHK: 27  60.45 2.95 5.13% 21.26M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 22.9 1 4.57% 36.74M
Sands China Ltd SEHK: 1928 41.05 1.7 4.32% 10.90M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.4 0.2 3.23% 27.18M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  19.92 0.62 3.21% 53.73M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Construction Bank Corp SEHK: 939  6.94 -0.21 -2.94% 302.89M
CLP Holdings Ltd SEHK: 2  88 -0.1 -0.11% 4.26M
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK: 19  86.05 0.05 0.06% 1.29M
MTR Corp Ltd SEHK: 66 43 0.1 0.23% 1.66M
Bank of China Ltd SEHK: 3988 3.69 0.02 0.54% 424.60M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 226.4 6.9 3.14% 628.52k
Asian Paints Ltd NSEI:ASIANPAINT 1364 41.2 3.11% 113.92k
Yes Bank Ltd NSEI:YESBANK 361.9 9.5 2.70% 1.60M
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 569.45 11 1.97% 236.52k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 995.65 19.15 1.96% 288.09k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1887.65 -25.65 -1.34% 374.55k
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3622.2 -14.5 -0.40% 16.25k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1909.7 -6.05 -0.32% 131.21k
IndusInd Bank Ltd NSEI:INDUSINDBK 1954.6 -4.25 -0.22% 189.66k
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 3017.95 -5.4 -0.18% 60.60k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Pilbara Minerals Ltd ASX: PLS 0.99 0.055 5.88% 10.89M
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ASX: API 1.535 0.06 4.07% 1.97M
Vocus Group Ltd ASX: VOC 2.47 0.09 3.78% 1.43M
MYOB Group Ltd ASX: MYO 3.13 0.11 3.64% 2.51M
Galaxy Resources Ltd ASX: GXY 3.23 0.11 3.53% 2.19M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd ASX: DMP 47.22 -1.85 -3.77% 526.85k
Caltex Australia Ltd ASX: CTX 31.21 -0.86 -2.68% 1.70M
Seven West Media Ltd ASX: SWM 0.865 -0.02 -2.26% 2.27M
Ausdrill Ltd ASX: ASL 1.735 -0.04 -2.25% 1.19M
Estia Health Ltd ASX: EHE 3.25 -0.07 -2.11% 740.26k