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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 17, 2018

Asian & Australian Markets

 

 

  • Asian equity markets were mixed and failed to find any direction. Sino-American trade war concerns continue to linger, while US corporate earnings and fiscal policy decisions come into focus for investors. Asia’s treasury market has a positive bias today

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished higher with the Nikkei 225 +0.44%
  • Utilities (+1.51%), health care (+1.24%), and financials stocks (+1.12%) were the biggest outperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Energy (-2.78%), telecommunications (-0.55%), and industrials stocks (-0.10%) were the largest laggards
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was positive with 167 stocks advancing and 47 stocks declining
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 6.99% above its 10-day average

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks broadly declined, with the Hang Seng -1.25%, the CSI 300 -0.65%, and the Shanghai Composite -0.57%
  • Utilities stocks (+0.06%) were the only stocks in positive territory in the Hang Seng
  • Health care (-3.75%), consumer staples (-3.41%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-2.09%) were the worst performers
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly negative with only 7 out of 50 stocks in positive territory
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 11.61% below its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were in the black today, with the Nifty 50 +0.65%, and the Sensex +0.54%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was decidedly positive with 22 stocks advancing compared to 9 declines
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 21.97% above its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks closed in negative territory, with the ASX 200 -0.61%
  • All sectors in the ASX 200 were in negative territory
  • Energy (-2.20%), utilities (-1.32%), and materials stocks (-1.21%) were the biggest underperformers in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was notably negative with only 45 stocks advancing compared to 139 declines
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 4.05% above its 10-day average

Highlights from the Australian Bond Market

  • Australian treasuries are declining today, with the yield on the Australian 10-year up 2.3 basis points to 2.655%
  • Yield on India’s 10-year is down 5.7 basis points to 7.744%
  • Chinese sovereign treasuries are lower, as the yield on China’s 10-year has risen 1.1 basis points to 3.475%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.19% weaker, to AUD$/USD$ -- 0.7405
  • JPY¥ is 0.27% lower, to JPY¥/USD$ -- 0.0088
  • CNY¥ is unchanged, to CNY¥/USD$ -- 0.1494
  • INR is 0.16% higher, to INR/USD$ -- 0.0146

*Data in Price Return

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Tokuyama Corp TSE: 4043 3470 135 4.05% 916.20k
Keio Corp TSE: 9008 5420 200 3.83% 247.60k
Suzuki Motor Corp TSE: 7269 6504 236 3.77% 2.81M
Yamato Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 9064 3284 113 3.56% 2.29M
SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc TSE: 9412 554 18 3.36% 883.80k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Yaskawa Electric Corp TSE: 6506 3605 -285 -7.33% 8.29M
Toho Co Ltd/Tokyo TSE: 9602 3260 -160 -4.68% 1.24M
OKUMA Corp TSE: 6103 5800 -250 -4.13% 400.50k
FANUC Corp TSE: 6954 21170 -895 -4.06% 1.41M
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE: 5002 1707 -71 -3.99% 1.80M

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd SEHK: 3  15.50 0.14 0.91% 13.23M
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 836  14.36 0.12 0.84% 3.93M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 17.26 0.14 0.82% 19.65M
Wharf Real Estate Investment Co Ltd SEHK: 1997 56.00 0.40 0.72% 2.66M
Sino Land Co Ltd SEHK: 83  12.64 0.08 0.64% 3.18M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 142.00 -10.30 -6.76% 11.47M
Hengan International Group Co Ltd SEHK: 1044 71.90 -2.90 -3.88% 3.67M
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 21.80 -0.85 -3.75% 36.49M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 25.80 -0.95 -3.55% 8.69M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  12.56 -0.44 -3.38% 53.41M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
State Bank of India NSEI:SBIN 259.25 7.50 2.98% 1.08M
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 548.80 15.85 2.97% 253.62k
Axis Bank Ltd BSE:532215 538.05 14.95 2.86% 213.31k
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 266.30 7.00 2.70% 784.02k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 532.50 13.20 2.54% 680.87k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hindustan Unilever Ltd BSE:500696 1683.75 -70.10 -4.00% 304.07k
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 342.25 -3.95 -1.14% 653.35k
IndusInd Bank Ltd BSE:532187 1905.15 -18.15 -0.94% 31.32k
ITC Ltd NSEI:ITC 269.80 -1.70 -0.63% 546.14k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1327.40 -5.65 -0.42% 266.23k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Technology One Ltd ASX: TNE 4.74 0.36 8.22% 4.16M
Automotive Holdings Group Ltd ASX: AHG 2.65 0.07 2.71% 757.71k
Seven West Media Ltd ASX: SWM 0.87 0.02 2.35% 6.42M
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd ASX: FPH 13.54 0.25 1.88% 324.08k
Bega Cheese Ltd ASX: BGA 7.70 0.13 1.72% 537.70k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX: SIG 0.48 -0.02 -4.04% 4.69M
Southern Cross Media Group Ltd ASX: SXL 1.23 -0.05 -3.53% 1.85M
WiseTech Global Ltd ASX: WTC 17.05 -0.60 -3.40% 683.10k
WorleyParsons Ltd ASX: WOR 17.35 -0.59 -3.29% 617.07k
Seven Group Holdings Ltd ASX: SVW 18.98 -0.59 -3.01% 278.18k