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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 20, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished higher, with the Nikkei 225 -0.29%
  • Telecommunications (+1.14%), consumer staples (+0.42%), and health care stocks (+0.23%) were the best performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Information technology (-1.15%), materials (-0.67%), and industrials stocks (-0.60%) were the most significant laggards
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was decidedly negative with 72 stocks advancing compared to 145 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was relatively in-line with usual levels (+0.13% above its 10-day average)
  • Japan’s June core CPI grew 0.8% Y/Y, which was in-line with the consensus

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks advanced across the board, with the Hang Seng +0.76%, the CSI 300 +1.88%, and the Shanghai Composite +2.05%
  • Utilities (+1.48%), energy (+1.08%), and financials stocks (+1.07%) were the biggest outperformers in the Hang Seng
  • Consumer discretionary (-0.33%), consumer staples (-0.24%), and information technology stocks (-0.16%) declined the most significantly
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was notably positive with 37 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 46.27% above its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks were higher across the board, with the Nifty 50 +0.48%, and the Sensex +0.40%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 20 stocks advancing compared to 11 declines
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 6.05% below its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks were in the black today, with the ASX 200 +0.37%
  • Health care (+1.31%), telecommunications (+1.12%), and energy stocks (+0.91%) provided the highest returns in the ASX 200
  • Materials stocks (-1.06%) were the only stocks in the ASX 200 to finish in the red
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was positive with 132 out of 200 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 10.07% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Stock Market

  • Chinese treasuries are selling-off, with the yield on China’s 10-year up 7.5 basis points to 3.504%
  • Hong Kong sovereign treasuries are rallying today, with the yield on the Hong Kong 10-year down 2.1 basis points to 2.034%
  • Yield on the India’s 10-year is up 0.8 basis points to 7.785%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.29% stronger to AUD$/USD$ -- 0.7385
  • JPY¥ is up 0.32%, to JPY¥/USD$ -- 0.0089
  • CNY¥ is down 0.14%, to CNY¥/USD$ -- 0.1474
  • INR is 0.30% stronger, to INR/USD$ -- 0.0145

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd TSE: 4568 4798 131 2.81% 3.23M
Konami Holdings Corp TSE: 9766 5700 140 2.52% 887.00k
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 2503 3047 63.5 2.13% 2.73M
Concordia Financial Group Ltd TSE: 7186 550 9 1.66% 6.60M
Chubu Electric Power Co Inc TSE: 9502 1745 27 1.54% 2.56M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Dentsu Inc TSE: 4324 4705 -345 -6.83% 4.74M
SUMCO Corp TSE: 3436 2292 -99 -4.14% 9.12M
Toho Zinc Co Ltd TSE: 5707 3725 -160 -4.12% 244.90k
Furukawa Co Ltd TSE: 5715 1544 -54 -3.38% 314.20k
Advantest Corp TSE: 6857 2444 -80 -3.17% 3.59M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd SEHK: 1398 5.56 0.15 2.77% 571.02M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 12.66 0.34 2.76% 97.36M
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 836  15.24 0.40 2.70% 12.61M
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd SEHK: 3  16.22 0.42 2.66% 36.02M
Henderson Land Development Co Ltd SEHK: 12  41.50 1.00 2.47% 3.09M

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 136.00 -4.10 -2.93% 11.62M
AAC Technologies Holdings Inc SEHK: 2018 100.00 -1.60 -1.57% 9.28M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.26 -0.10 -1.57% 35.06M
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd SEHK: 688  23.40 -0.25 -1.06% 28.20M
CK Asset Holdings Ltd SEHK: 1113 59.65 -0.45 -0.75% 6.84M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd NSEI:SUNPHARMA 559.90 14.80 2.72% 224.10k
Infosys Ltd NSEI:INFY 1348.35 31.80 2.42% 816.45k
Reliance Industries Ltd NSEI:RELIANCE 1128.55 24.65 2.23% 446.80k
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 266.00 4.80 1.84% 4.26M
Axis Bank Ltd BSE:532215 534.45 7.15 1.36% 156.70k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 2841.10 -271.70 -8.73% 327.05k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 202.60 -5.70 -2.74% 628.93k
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3373.15 -85.75 -2.48% 48.10k
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 157.85 -3.55 -2.20% 366.93k
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1333.45 -16.80 -1.24% 93.00k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX: APT 14.38 0.85 6.28% 6.70M
Pilbara Minerals Ltd ASX: PLS 1.03 0.05 4.57% 4.57M
Boral Ltd ASX: BLD 6.78 0.24 3.67% 4.87M
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd ASX: TWE 18.62 0.65 3.62% 1.61M
Ramsay Health Care Ltd ASX: RHC 56.94 1.51 2.72% 504.80k

 

Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CSR Ltd ASX: CSR 4.05 -0.35 -7.95% 11.17M
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX: LYC 2.02 -0.12 -5.61% 10.18M
Alumina Ltd ASX: AWC 2.75 -0.12 -4.18% 16.36M
Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd ASX: SAR 1.99 -0.08 -3.86% 6.26M
Western Areas Ltd ASX: WSA 3.33 -0.13 -3.76% 2.98M