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Asian and Australian Stocks While You Were Sleeping

Jul 24, 2018

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  • Japanese stocks finished higher, with the Nikkei 225 +0.51%
  • Industrials (+1.56%), energy (+1.35%), and real estate stocks (+1.27%) were the biggest outperformers in the Nikkei 225
  • Health care (-0.40%) and consumer staples stocks (-0.26%) were the only stocks in negative territory in the Nikkei 225
  • Market breadth for the Nikkei 225 was decidedly positive with 148 stocks advancing, compared to 62 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 1.68% below its 10-day average
  • Japanese July manufacturing PMI came in lower than in June (51.6 vs 53.0 prior)

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks advanced across the board with the Hang Seng +1.44%, the CSI 300 +1.59%, and the Shanghai Composite +1.61%
  • Consumer staples (+3.03%), financials (+2.02%), and information technology stocks (+1.25%) provided the highest returns in the Hang Seng
  • Health care (-2.02%) and utilities stocks (-0.07%) were the most significant decliners
  • Market breadth for the Hang Seng was overwhelmingly positive with 41 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 41.18% above its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks closed broadly higher, with the Sensex +0.29% and the Nifty 50 +0.45%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was positive with 20 stocks advancing compared to 11 declines
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 29.74% above its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks ended trading in the black, with the ASX 200 +0.61%
  • Materials (+1.33%), consumer staples (+1.02%) and health care stocks (+1.02%) were the most significant outperformers in the ASX 200
  • Only real estate stocks (-0.01%) posted negative returns
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was decidedly positive with 138 stocks advancing, while 41 stocks declined
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 15.14% above its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Australian treasuries are selling-off today, with the yield on the Aussie 10-year up 4.9 basis points to 2.716%
  • Hong Kong sovereign treasuries are higher, as the yield on the Hong Kong 10-year has risen 4.6 basis points to 2.075%
  • Yield on India’s 10-year is down 2.7 basis points to 7.781%
  • Chinese 10-year bonds are lower, with the yield on China’s 10-year up 4.0 basis points to 3.549%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • AUD$ is 0.33% stronger, to AUD$/USD$ -- 0.7406
  • JPY¥ is up 0.17%, to JPY¥/USD$ -- 0.0089
  • CNY¥ is 0.02% higher, to CNY¥/USD$ -- 0.1471
  • INR₹ is up 0.12%, to INR₹/USD$ -- 0.0145

*Source: Stockdio, Data in Price Return

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Ltd TSE: 6305 3800 220 6.15% 1.89M
Komatsu Ltd TSE: 6301 3337 172 5.43% 8.72M
Furukawa Co Ltd TSE: 5715 1643 81 5.19% 274.90k
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd TSE: 6976 3540 155 4.58% 2.80M
Toho Zinc Co Ltd TSE: 5707 3890 160 4.29% 217.50k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Rakuten Inc TSE: 4755 773.7 -33.7 -4.17% 19.11M
Showa Denko KK TSE: 4004 5060 -140 -2.69% 2.61M
Kirin Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 2503 3005 -66 -2.15% 2.32M
Eisai Co Ltd TSE: 4523 10765 -205 -1.87% 1.51M
MEIJI Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 2269 8880 -160 -1.77% 449.40k

 

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
China Resources Land Ltd SEHK: 1109 28.1 1.35 5.05% 10.00M
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.43 0.28 4.55% 39.27M
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd SEHK: 1088 17.8 0.72 4.22% 36.82M
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd SEHK: 2319 25.45 0.9 3.67% 14.54M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 13 0.44 3.50% 49.83M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd SEHK: 1093 21 -0.45 -2.10% 52.85M
Hang Lung Properties Ltd SEHK: 101  15.7 -0.12 -0.76% 2.75M
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 836  15.34 -0.08 -0.52% 17.90M
Link REIT SEHK: 823  76.75 -0.4 -0.52% 8.38M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  12.44 -0.04 -0.32% 53.49M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Larsen & Toubro Ltd BSE:500510 1322.55 43.05 3.36% 274.67k
Asian Paints Ltd NSEI:ASIANPAINT 1466.7 33 2.30% 190.85k
Vedanta Ltd NSEI:VEDL 216.15 4.6 2.17% 1.20M
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd NSEI:ADANIPORTS 391.5 7.45 1.94% 253.12k
Tata Steel Ltd BSE:500470 526.7 9.85 1.91% 507.30k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Hero MotoCorp Ltd BSE:500182 3101.45 -62.45 -1.97% 115.80k
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd BSE:500247 1313.35 -22.85 -1.71% 101.71k
Bajaj Auto Ltd NSEI:BAJAJ-AUTO 2650.8 -38.3 -1.42% 210.59k
Hindustan Unilever Ltd BSE:500696 1668 -18.6 -1.10% 91.55k
Wipro Ltd BSE:507685 273.35 -2.7 -0.98% 663.32k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Lynas Corp Ltd ASX: LYC 2.38 0.24 11.21% 14.04M
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd ASX: TWE 19.34 1.01 5.51% 2.40M
Ausdrill Ltd ASX: ASL 1.835 0.095 5.46% 2.63M
Ansell Ltd ASX: ANN 28.92 1.04 3.73% 925.64k
Estia Health Ltd ASX: EHE 3.24 0.11 3.51% 1.46M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd ASX: APT 14.43 -0.61 -4.06% 2.39M
Viva Energy REIT ASX: VVR 2.13 -0.06 -2.74% 1.27M
Infigen Energy ASX: IFN 0.64 -0.015 -2.29% 1.40M
Sigma Healthcare Ltd ASX: SIG 0.465 -0.01 -2.11% 11.00M
Fairfax Media Ltd ASX: FXJ 0.78 -0.015 -1.89% 7.54M