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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 23, 2018

Japanese Stock Market

  • Japanese stocks finished lower, with the Nikkei 225 -1.33%
  • Consumer discretionary (-2.80%), telecommunications stocks (-2.24%), and materials stocks (-1.12%) were the worst performers in the Nikkei 225
  • Financials stocks (+2.55%) were the only stocks in the Nikkei 225 in positive territory
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was notably negative only 67 out of 225 stocks advancing
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 25.73% above its 10-day average
  • The BOJ announced an unlimited fixed-rate bond purchase program, after yield on Japanese treasuries surged following reports that the BOJ will consider tightening its currently-loose fiscal policy

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong stocks closed broadly higher, with the Hang Seng +0.11%, the CSI 300 +0.94%, and the Shanghai Composite +1.07%
  • Telecommunications (+0.98%), financials (+0.62%), and real estate stocks (+0.50%) provided the best returns in the Hang Seng
  • Health care (-3.81%), consumer staples (-2.56%), and information technology stocks (-1.62%) were the most significant laggards
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was moderately positive with 26 stocks advancing, compared to 21 declines
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 10.73% above its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks advanced across the board, with the Nifty 50 +0.68%, and the Sensex +0.61%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was decidedly positive with 23 out of 31 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 7.15% above its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks were the in red today, with the ASX 200 -0.93%
  • All sectors in the ASX 200 finished in negative territory, with the exception of energy stocks (+0.06%)
  • Health care (-1.23%), real estate (-1.18%), consumer discretionary stocks (-1.11%) provided the worst returns in the ASX 200
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was overwhelmingly negative with 27 stocks advancing compared to 161 declines
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 5.17% below its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Japanese treasuries are selling-off today, with the yield on Japan’s 10-year bond up 4.9 basis points to 0.074%
  • Australian sovereign treasuries are down, as the yield on the Aussie 10-year is 5.4 basis points higher, to 2.667%
  • Yield on the Chinese 10-year is up 0.6 basis points to 3.510%
  • Indian 10-year bonds are lower, with the yield on India’s 10-year up 2.3 basis points to 7.808%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.28% weaker, to AUD$/USD$ -- 0.7391
  • JPY¥ is 0.14% stronger, to JPY¥/USD$ -- 0.0089
  • CNY¥ is down 0.23%, to CNY¥/USD$ -- 0.1474
  • INR is 0.02% lower, to INR/USD$ -- 0.14525

*Data in Price Return; Source: Stockdio

Nikkei 225 Movers

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Outperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Fukuoka Financial Group Inc TSE: 8354 611 41 7.19% 8.85M
Resona Holdings Inc TSE: 8308 641 41 6.85% 28.26M
Chiba Bank Ltd/The TSE: 8331 793 46 6.16% 8.02M
Shizuoka Bank Ltd/The TSE: 8355 1026 48 4.91% 3.37M
Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc TSE: 8750 2103 95 4.73% 9.82M

 

Underperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Fast Retailing Co Ltd TSE: 9983 49900 -3030 -5.72% 1.39M
Tokai Carbon Co Ltd TSE: 5301 1969 -98 -4.74% 12.06M
Konami Holdings Corp TSE: 9766 5500 -200 -3.51% 750.60k
Ebara Corp TSE: 6361 3345 -105 -3.04% 538.20k
SoftBank Group Corp TSE: 9984 9571 -286 -2.90% 8.48M

Hang Seng Movers

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Outperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Link REIT SEHK: 823  77.15 1.95 2.6% 6.09M
China Merchants Port Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 144  15.88 0.38 2.5% 4.58M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 17.08 0.36 2.2% 21.90M
BOC Hong Kong Holdings Ltd SEHK: 2388 36.75 0.70 1.9% 11.75M
China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd SEHK: 688  23.80 0.40 1.7% 17.63M

 

Underperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 21.45 -0.85 -3.81% 50.62M
Want Want China Holdings Ltd SEHK: 151  6.41 -0.25 -3.75% 13.86M
Swire Pacific Ltd SEHK: 19  82.25 -2.75 -3.24% 1.81M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 24.55 -0.75 -2.96% 12.23M
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd SEHK: 2382 132.70 -3.30 -2.43% 7.99M

Sensex Movers

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Outperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 211.55 8.95 4.42% 637.19k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 384.05 14.15 3.83% 242.15k
ITC Ltd NSEI:ITC 283.85 10.40 3.80% 1.52M
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 357.60 12.05 3.49% 155.29k
ICICI Bank Ltd NSEI:ICICIBANK 274.85 8.85 3.33% 473.84k

 

Underperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3163.90 -209.25 -6.20% 112.07k
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 2689.10 -152.00 -5.35% 231.37k
Wipro Ltd BSE:507685 276.05 -7.00 -2.47% 421.78k
HDFC Bank Ltd NSEI:HDFCBANK 2157.75 -32.35 -1.48% 123.42k
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd NSEI:ONGC 156.50 -1.35 -0.86% 261.11k

ASX 200 Movers

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Outperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX: LYC 2.14 0.12 5.94% 7.74M
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX: APT 15.04 0.66 4.59% 4.01M
Mayne Pharma Group Ltd ASX: MYX 0.89 0.02 2.31% 13.37M
Resolute Mining Ltd ASX: RSG 1.31 0.03 1.95% 3.10M
Aurizon Holdings Ltd ASX: AZJ 4.39 0.06 1.39% 4.47M

 

Underperformer Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Nufarm Ltd/Australia ASX: NUF 7.48 -0.93 -11.06% 8.46M
IOOF Holdings Ltd ASX: IFL 8.94 -0.47 -4.99% 4.18M
Eclipx Group Ltd ASX: ECX 3.10 -0.12 -3.73% 1.02M
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ASX: API 1.59 -0.06 -3.64% 1.12M
Bellamy's Australia Ltd ASX: BAL 11.52 -0.42 -3.52% 1.32M