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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 12, 2018

Japanese Stock Market                                                                                                                                                                                 Start Your Free Trial Today

  • Japanese stocks finished higher today, with the Nikkei 225 +1.17%
  • Telecommunications (+4.23%), health care (+2.55%), and consumer discretionary stocks (+1.79%) were the biggest outperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Energy (-1.83%) and information technology stocks (-0.17%) were the largest decliners
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was positive with 117 stocks advancing compared to 102 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 is 9.20% below its 10-day average

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks closed broadly higher, with the Hang Seng +0.60%, the CSI 300 +2.16%, and the Shanghai Composite +2.16%
  • Health care (+1.79%), consumer discretionary (+1.54%), and consumer staples stocks (+1.27%) were the best performers in the Hang Seng
  • Telecommunications (-0.99%), industrials (-0.31%), and energy stocks (-0.25%) were the biggest decliners
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng is decidedly positive with 35 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng is 16.74% below its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were up across the board, with the Sensex +0.78%, and the Nifty 50 +00.68%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 18 stocks advancing compared to 13 declines
  • Volume across Indian markets was 2.88% above its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks ended trading in the black, with the ASX 200 +0.85%
  • Healthcare (+2.32%), information technology (+1.68%), and financials stocks (+1.44%) were the biggest outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Energy (-1.05%) and materials stocks (-0.04%) were the most significant laggards
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was notably positive with 128 stocks advancing compared to 57 declines
  • Volume across Australian markets is 4.11% below its 10-day average
  • Australia’s inflation expectations for July came in at +3.9% Y/Y, which was higher than expectations for June (+4.2% Y/Y inflation projected for June)

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Aussie sovereign treasuries are lower today, as the yield on Australia’s 10-year is up 2.0 basis points to 2.626%
  • Indian treasuries are rallying, with the yield on India’s 10-year down 4.7 basis points to 7.823%
  • Yield on the Hong Kong 10-year is up 2.2 basis points to 2.062%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  •  JPY¥ is down 0.39%, to JPY¥112.45/USD$
  • CNY¥ is 0.23% higher, to CNY¥6.6670/USD$
  • AUD$ is up 0.42%, to AUD$1.3516/USD$
  • INR₹ is 0.29% stronger, to INR₹68.5712/USD$

Source: Stockdio, Data in Price Return

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Eisai Co Ltd TSE: 4523 10760 798 8.01% 4.60M
SoftBank Group Corp TSE: 9984 9376 564 6.40% 20.45M
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd TSE: 4506 2466 106 4.49% 1.54M
Fast Retailing Co Ltd TSE: 9983 49230 1810 3.82% 709.90k
Kikkoman Corp TSE: 2801 5290 180 3.52% 744.10k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Pacific Metals Co Ltd TSE: 5541 3295 -135 -3.94% 277.40k
Chiyoda Corp TSE: 6366 891 -34 -3.68% 1.53M
JXTG Holdings Inc TSE: 5020 765.4 -28.7 -3.61% 15.91M
Inpex Corp TSE: 1605 1149 -34 -2.87% 6.35M
JGC Corp TSE: 1963 2009 -47 -2.29% 1.44M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 151.5 9.5 6.69% 13.92M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 13.24 0.42 3.28% 51.58M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 25.4 0.7 2.83% 23.42M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  20.4 0.56 2.82% 64.52M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK: 151  7.01 0.18 2.64% 16.98M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Mobile Ltd SEHK: 941  69.7 -0.75 -1.06% 17.92M
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 144  15.8 -0.16 -1.00% 2.87M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK: 101  15.78 -0.12 -0.75% 2.99M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.13 -0.04 -0.65% 23.61M
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd SEHK: 1  83.75 -0.5 -0.59% 3.75M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 1082.2 45.85 4.42% 1.37M
Wipro Ltd BSE:507685 279.5 6.65 2.44% 133.45k
Larsen & Toubro Ltd BSE:500510 1299.75 24.7 1.94% 158.16k
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd BSE:500010 1961.75 33.55 1.74% 86.91k
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 262.75 3.85 1.49% 526.19k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 211.35 -6.65 -3.05% 1.08M
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1294.6 -25.75 -1.95% 494.97k
Tata Motors Ltd BSE:500570 152.3 -2.6 -1.68% 160.49k
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 3101.9 -52.45 -1.66% 67.96k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 917.55 -13.05 -1.40% 92.61k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX: WTC 17.09 0.93 5.75% 707.89k
Sonic Healthcare Ltd ASX: SHL 26.46 1.34 5.33% 3.17M
Infigen Energy ASX: IFN 0.7 0.03 4.48% 1.50M
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX: APT 10.85 0.45 4.33% 1.65M
Pilbara Minerals Ltd ASX: PLS 1.105 0.045 4.25% 16.37M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX: SIG 0.46 -0.015 -3.16% 12.71M
Spark Infrastructure Group ASX: SKI 2.18 -0.07 -3.11% 11.82M
Beach Energy Ltd ASX: BPT 1.87 -0.06 -3.11% 12.54M
Origin Energy Ltd ASX: ORG 9.43 -0.3 -3.08% 10.86M
a2 Milk Co Ltd ASX: A2M 10.5 -0.32 -2.96% 5.39M