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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 11, 2018

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  • Japanese stocks finished lower with the Nikkei 225 -1.19%
  • Energy (+4.40%) and telecommunications stocks (+0.24%) were the only stocks in the Nikkei 225 in positive territory
  • Consumer discretionary (-1.66%), industrials (-1.65%), and materials stocks (1.55%) were the most significant underperformers
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably negative with 195 stocks declining while 25 stocks advanced
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 7.00% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s Core CPI for June was in-line with expectations (+2.8% Y/Y vs +2.8% Y/Y projected). Machine orders in May fell 3.7% M/M, which was a smaller decline than was forecasted (-5.5%M/M estimated)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks declined broadly with the Hang Seng -1.29%, the CSI 300 -1.73%, and the Shanghai Composite -1.76%
  • Healthcare (+0.45%) was the only sector in the black in the Hang Seng
  • Consumer staples (-2.28%), information technology (-1.66%), and real estate stocks (-1.51%) were the biggest laggards
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative with 47 out of 50 stocks declining
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 18.25% below its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks closed modestly higher, with the Nifty 50 +0.01% and the Sensex +0.07%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was moderately negative with 13 stocks advancing compared to 17 declines
  • Volume across the Indian equity market was relatively in-line with its usual levels (+0.49% above its 10-day average)

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks were in the red, with the ASX 200 -0.68%
  • Consumer discretionary (+0.29%) and consumer staples stocks (+0.12%) were the largest outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Utilities (-3.77%), materials (-1.05%), and energy stocks (-1.04%) were the worst performers
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was decidedly negative with only 49 stocks advancing compared to 137 declines
  • Volume across the Australian equity market was 23.17% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian sovereign treasuries are rallying today, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year down 2.5 basis points to 2.606%
  • Hong Kong treasuries are higher today, as the yield on Hong Kong’s 10-year has fallen 1.6 basis points to 2.040%
  • Yield on the Chinese 10-year has declined 2.5 basis points to 3.503%
  • Indian 10-year bonds are up today, with the yield on India’s 10-year 3.4 basis points lower to 7.871%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.78% weaker, to AUD$1.3510/USD$
  • JPY¥ is down 0.14%, to JPY¥111.13/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.61% lower, to CNY¥6.6745/USD$
  • INR₹ has appreciated 0.07%, to INR₹68.7725/USD$

Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE: 5002 1815 133 7.91% 5.69M
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd TSE: 4506 2360 77 3.37% 1.26M
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co Ltd TSE: 5232 542 11 2.07% 5.28M
Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 4578 4875 77 1.60% 1.67M
Mitsui E&S Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 7003 1453 21 1.47% 1.26M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Yahoo Japan Corp TSE: 4689 375 -26 -6.48% 66.47M
JTEKT Corp TSE: 6473 1468 -96 -6.14% 2.30M
Eisai Co Ltd TSE: 4523 9962 -588 -5.57% 4.68M
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 6098 2950.5 -142.5 -4.61% 5.92M
Mitsubishi Logistics Corp TSE: 9301 2360 -103 -4.18% 402.60k

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 22.3 0.1 0.45% 27.05M
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd SEHK: 27  61.55 0.2 0.33% 12.08M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 142 0 0.00% 9.47M
Henderson Land Development Co Ltd SEHK: 12  42 -0.05 -0.12% 3.86M
Hang Seng Bank Ltd SEHK: 11  198.7 -0.5 -0.25% 960.07k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 24.7 -1 -3.89% 27.11M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 17.42 -0.64 -3.54% 36.88M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 12.82 -0.44 -3.32% 55.63M
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd SEHK: 688  24.85 -0.7 -2.74% 14.37M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK: 151  6.83 -0.17 -2.43% 11.29M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd NSEI:TCS 1979.6 102.6 5.47% 1.16M
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 3154.35 65.3 2.11% 88.05k
Hindustan Unilever Ltd BSE:500696 1714.1 26.85 1.59% 77.96k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1320.35 17.85 1.37% 299.14k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 1036.35 10.6 1.03% 405.56k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 265.25 -12.75 -4.59% 279.98k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 218 -7.95 -3.52% 897.31k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 267.85 -7.55 -2.74% 701.29k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 555.85 -12.75 -2.24% 404.77k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd ASX: FLT 64.61 2.36 3.79% 609.25k
a2 Milk Co Ltd ASX: A2M 10.82 0.21 1.98% 5.15M
Fairfax Media Ltd ASX: FXJ 0.775 0.015 1.97% 6.00M
Blackmores Ltd ASX: BKL 145.64 2.53 1.77% 61.31k
Link Administration Holdings Ltd ASX: LNK 7.44 0.12 1.64% 986.22k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
AGL Energy Ltd ASX: AGL 21.17 -1.58 -6.95% 5.83M
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX: LYC 2.1 -0.11 -4.98% 5.21M
Altium Ltd ASX: ALU 20.99 -1.09 -4.94% 1.16M
Pendal Group Ltd ASX: PDL 9.11 -0.45 -4.71% 3.87M
Appen Ltd ASX: APX 12.48 -0.57 -4.37% 764.66k