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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 19, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks closed in negative territory for the first time since last Wednesday, with the Nikkei 225 -0.13%
  • Energy (+3.46%), information technology (+1.29%), and industrials stocks (+0.65%) were the best performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Consumer staples (-2.13%), utilities (-1.94%), and consumer discretionary stocks (-0.94%) were the most significant decliners
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was modestly positive with 112 stocks advancing, compared to 107 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 10.42% below its 10-day average
  • Japan’s trade surplus for June came in significantly higher than anticipated (¥721.4 billion vs 531.2 billion projected)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were broadly negative, with the hang Seng -0.38%, the CSI 300 -0.09%, and the Shanghai Composite -0.53%
  • Telecommunications (+0.22%), industrials (+0.09%), and utilities stocks (+0.07%) were the biggest underperformers in the Hang Seng
  • Consumer staples (-1.74%), consumer discretionary (-1.42%), and information technology stocks (-0.85%) fell the most today
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was decidedly negative with only 14 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 12.38% below its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were down across the board, with the Sensex -0.06%, and the Nifty 50 -0.21%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 18 stocks advancing compared to 13 declines
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 0.14% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks closed in the black, with the ASX 200 +0.28%
  • Telecommunications (-0.52%), real estate (-0.44%), and utilities stocks (-0.38%) were the worst performers in the ASX 200
  • Industrials (+0.87%), information technology (+0.77%), and materials stocks (+0.56%) provided the highest returns in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was positive with 103 out of 200 stocks advancing
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 1.91% above its 10-day average
  • Australia’s unemployment was in-line with expectations (5.4% vs 5.4% projected)

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Indian treasuries sold-off today, with the yield on India’s 10-year up 2.6 basis points to 7.777%
  • Chinese sovereign treasuries are up today, with the yield on China’s 10-year down 3.6 basis points to 3.429%
  • Yield on the Aussie 10-year is up 2.2 basis points to 2.654%
  • Japan’s 10-year bond is higher today, with the yield on Japan’s 10-year down 0.6 basis points to 0.028%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • JPY¥ is down 0.19%, to JPY¥/USD$ -- 0.0088
  • AUD$ is 0.93% weaker, to AUD$/USD$ -- 0.7330
  • CNY¥ is up 0.94%, to CNY¥/USD$ -- 0.1474
  • INR₹ is 0.62% lower, to INR₹/USD$ -- 0.01447

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 7735 8310 320 4.01% 660.20k
Showa Shell Sekiyu KK TSE: 5002 1803 66 3.80% 2.04M
MINEBEA MITSUMI Inc TSE: 6479 2006 70 3.62% 3.93M
Mitsubishi Electric Corp TSE: 6503 1487 51 3.55% 8.73M
Advantest Corp TSE: 6857 2524 82 3.36% 3.11M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Shiseido Co Ltd TSE: 4911 8372 -423 -4.81% 4.26M
Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd TSE: 3863 1730 -58 -3.24% 824.50k
MEIJI Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 2269 9050 -280 -3.00% 481.70k
Terumo Corp TSE: 4543 6270 -190 -2.94% 924.40k
Kikkoman Corp TSE: 2801 5350 -160 -2.90% 629.10k

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Life Insurance Co Ltd SEHK: 2628 19.74 0.20 1.02% 61.85M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.36 0.06 0.95% 46.59M
HSBC Holdings PLC SEHK: 5  73.20 0.60 0.83% 15.15M
CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd SEHK: 1  83.20 0.55 0.67% 5.62M
Sands China Ltd SEHK: 1928 40.35 0.20 0.50% 12.75M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK: 151  6.62 -0.26 -3.78% 11.44M
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd SEHK: 175  19.26 -0.74 -3.70% 56.57M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 25.30 -0.95 -3.62% 9.29M
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd SEHK: 688  23.65 -0.60 -2.47% 23.09M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 16.76 -0.40 -2.33% 24.43M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 345.05 8.25 2.45% 180.22k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 208.30 4.50 2.21% 837.90k
Yes Bank Ltd NSEI:YESBANK 391.20 7.40 1.93% 968.32k
ITC Ltd NSEI:ITC 272.90 4.60 1.71% 810.44k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 369.15 5.05 1.39% 77.24k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1350.25 -51.80 -3.69% 321.21k
Larsen & Toubro Ltd BSE:500510 1255.55 -33.60 -2.61% 171.69k
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3458.90 -42.60 -1.22% 9.13k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 499.75 -4.95 -0.98% 1.56M
Coal India Ltd NSEI:COALINDIA 261.50 -2.50 -0.95% 68.43k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX: APT 13.53 2.61 23.90% 6.19M
CIMIC Group Ltd ASX: CIM 49.89 7.09 16.57% 968.35k
Mineral Resources Ltd ASX: MIN 16.58 1.27 8.30% 1.66M
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX: LYC 2.14 0.10 4.90% 6.14M
Seven Group Holdings Ltd ASX: SVW 19.93 0.73 3.80% 930.37k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bega Cheese Ltd ASX: BGA 7.53 -0.48 -5.99% 776.86k
Evolution Mining Ltd ASX: EVN 3.01 -0.14 -4.44% 17.02M
Northern Star Resources Ltd ASX: NST 6.94 -0.21 -2.94% 4.47M
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd ASX: SAR 2.07 -0.06 -2.82% 5.81M
Pilbara Minerals Ltd ASX: PLS 0.99 -0.03 -2.48% 7.62M