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Asian Stocks Finish Mixed, As US-EU Trade Summit Uncertainty Leaves Equity Markets Directionless

Jul 25, 2018

Japanese Stock Market                                                                                                                                                    Start Your Free Trial Today

  • Japanese stocks finished higher, with the Nikkei 225 +0.46%
  • Materials (+2.38%), energy (+1.89%), and industrials stocks (+1.02%) were the best performing stocks in the Nikkei 225
  • Real estate (0.22%), consumer discretionary (-0.15%), and telecommunications stocks (-0.14%) were the most significant laggards
  • Market breadth in the Nikkei 255 was positive with 145 stocks advancing compared to 71 declines
  • Volume in the Nikkei 225 was 19.10% below its 10-day average

Chinese Stock Market

  • Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were mixed today, with the Hang Seng +0.90%, the CSI 300 -0.11%, and the Shanghai Composite -0.07%
  • Consumer discretionary (+3.15%), health care (+3.10%), and energy stocks (+2.52%) were the biggest outperformers in the Hang Seng
  • Utilities (-0.59%), and consumer staples stocks (-0.36%) were the only stocks in the Hang Seng in negative territory
  • Market breadth in the Hang Seng was notably positive with 37 out of 50 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume in the Hang Seng was 8.62% below its 10-day average

Indian Stock Market

  • Indian stocks traded mixed today, with the Nifty 50 -0.02%, while the Sensex was +0.09%
  • Market breadth for the Sensex was relatively neutral with 15 stocks advancing while 16 stocks declined
  • Volume across Indian equity markets was 7.57% above its 10-day average

Australian Stock Market

  • Aussie stocks closed in the red, with the ASX 200 -0.29%
  • Materials (+1.02%) and energy stocks (+0.41%) were the only stocks in positive territory in the ASX 200
  • Consumer staples (-1.48%), health care (-1.45%), and telecommunications stocks (-0.99%) provided the worst returns today
  • Market breadth for the ASX 200 was negative with only 70 out of 200 stocks finishing higher
  • Volume across Australian equity markets was 9.10% above its 10-day average

Highlights from the Asian and Australian Bond Market

  • Japanese sovereign treasuries were higher today, with the yield on the Japanese 10-year down 0.9 basis points to 0064%
  • Aussie treasuries are rallying, and the yield on the Australian 10-year is 4.0 basis points lower to 2.676%
  • Yield on the Chinese 10-year is up 0.5 basis points, to 3.554%

What is Going on with Asian and Australian Currencies?

  • JPY¥ is 0.17% stronger, to JPY¥/USD$  -- 0.0090
  • CNY¥ is 0.45% higher, to CNY¥/USD$ -- 0.1478
  • INR is up 0.23%, to INR/USD$ -- 0.0145
  • AUD$ has appreciated 0.04%, to AUD$/USD$ -- 0.7427

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Chiyoda Corp TSE: 6366 889 39 4.59% 1.75M
Toho Zinc Co Ltd TSE: 5707 4065 175 4.50% 226.00k
Showa Denko KK TSE: 4004 5270 210 4.15% 2.22M
Furukawa Electric Co Ltd TSE: 5801 3900 150 4.00% 940.50k
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd TSE: 4063 10810 410 3.94% 1.78M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Mitsubishi Motors Corp TSE: 7211 893 -36 -3.88% 11.23M
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co Ltd TSE: 5232 526 -15 -2.77% 4.54M
Konami Holdings Corp TSE: 9766 5320 -150 -2.74% 645.60k
SKY Perfect JSAT Holdings Inc TSE: 9412 541 -14 -2.52% 1.02M
SCREEN Holdings Co Ltd TSE: 7735 7940 -180 -2.22% 655.60k

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Sands China Ltd SEHK: 1928 41.5 1.75 4.40% 18.20M
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 2007 13.48 0.48 3.69% 54.36M
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd SEHK: 27  64.7 2.25 3.60% 16.53M
CNOOC Ltd SEHK: 883  12.88 0.44 3.54% 65.50M
CITIC Ltd SEHK: 267  10.92 0.34 3.21% 10.67M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
WH Group Ltd SEHK: 288  6.34 -0.09 -1.40% 29.46M
Link REIT SEHK: 823  76.05 -0.7 -0.91% 4.10M
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd SEHK: 836  15.22 -0.12 -0.78% 8.17M
CLP Holdings Ltd SEHK: 2  88.55 -0.6 -0.67% 1.95M
Hengan International Group Co Ltd SEHK: 1044 69.9 -0.45 -0.64% 2.43M

Sensex Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
State Bank of India SBIN IB Equity 271.45 4.75 1.78% 810.37k
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd ADSEZ IB Equity 397.5 6 1.53% 261.04k
Tata Steel Ltd TATA IB Equity 534.55 7.85 1.49% 452.18k
Vedanta Ltd VEDL IB Equity 218.95 2.8 1.30% 3.02M
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd ONGC IB Equity 159 1.9 1.21% 219.03k
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
NTPC Ltd NSEI:NTPC 150.95 -6.3 -4.01% 872.60k
Axis Bank Ltd BSE:532215 531.85 -14.15 -2.59% 145.51k
Power Grid Corp of India Ltd BSE:532898 175.65 -2.3 -1.29% 1.32M
Bharti Airtel Ltd BSE:532454 351.85 -4.55 -1.28% 236.69k
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd NSEI:M&M 909.45 -10.95 -1.19% 65.20k

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
CIMIC Group Ltd ASX: CIM 49.83 2.23 4.68% 626.68k
Independence Group NL ASX: IGO 4.81 0.17 3.66% 4.58M
Syrah Resources Ltd ASX: SYR 3.08 0.09 3.01% 1.18M
OZ Minerals Ltd ASX: OZL 9.75 0.28 2.96% 4.93M
Mayne Pharma Group Ltd ASX: MYX 0.915 0.025 2.81% 9.12M
Underperformers Ticker Price Chg % Chg Volume
Greencross Ltd ASX: GXL 4.19 -0.29 -6.47% 1.72M
Tassal Group Ltd ASX: TGR 4.12 -0.22 -5.07% 1.34M
Nufarm Ltd/Australia ASX: NUF 7.19 -0.33 -4.39% 5.67M
Pilbara Minerals Ltd ASX: PLS 0.965 -0.03 -3.02% 5.29M
Challenger Ltd/Australia ASX: CGF 12.21 -0.36 -2.86% 1.34M