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Asian Stocks Decline Ahead of BOJ and Fed Interest Rate Decisions

Jul 30, 2018

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*Data in Price Return, Source: Stockdio

Japanese Market

  • The Nikkei 225 finished down 0.74% and the Topix down 0.43%
  • Utilities (-2.15%), health care (-1.83%), and consumer staples stocks (-1.09%) were the worst performers in the Nikkei 225
  • 63 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 4 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 11 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 1 stock closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY is currently little changed against the USD$ at 111.06
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4 basis points to -0.112%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2 basis points to 0.102%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has widened 2 basis points to 0.21%

Chinese Market

  • The Hang Seng closed down 0.25%, Hang Seng China Enterprise down 0.01%, and CSI 300 down 0.17%
  • Health care (-2.58%), consumer discretionary (-1.62%), and information technology stocks (-1.52%) are the worst performers in the Hang Seng
  • 7 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 1 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 2 stocks in the Hang Seng closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • HKD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 7.8481
  • CNY is currently little changed against the USD$ at 6.8231
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -7.1 basis points to 3.073%
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are flat with yields little changed 0 basis points to 3.524%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has widened 7.1 basis points to 0.45%

Indian Market 

  • The Sensex finished up 0.42% and the Nifty 50 up 0.37%
  • 6 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 0 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 3 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR is currently little changed against the USD$ at 68.68
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.6 basis points to 7.522%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1 basis points to 7.79%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 0.575 basis points to 0.27%

Australian Market

  • ASX 200 finished down 0.25%
  • 45 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 14 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 15 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 4 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently little changed against the USD$ at 0.74
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1.1 basis points to 2.059%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.5 basis points to 2.649%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.1 basis points to 0.59%

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Ricoh Co Ltd Information Technology 1127 8.78% 8,620,400
Yahoo Japan Corp Information Technology #N/A 5.33% --
Alps Electric Co Ltd Information Technology 3210 4.73% 6,189,200
Oki Electric Industry Co Ltd Information Technology 1348 3.77% 1,456,000
Toho Co Ltd/Tokyo Consumer Discretionary 3300 2.96% 704,300
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co Ltd Health Care 2205 -12.64% 2,813,500
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd Information Technology 3405 -5.94% 2,876,100
Eisai Co Ltd Health Care 9656 -5.33% 2,329,900
NGK Insulators Ltd Industrials 1928 -3.70% 3,733,400
Kansai Electric Power Co Inc/The Utilities 1635.5 -3.60% 4,794,000

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Want Want China Holdings Ltd Consumer Staples 6.74 -1.78% 16,892,000
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Energy 18.24 -1.86% 20,051,279
WH Group Ltd Consumer Staples 6.32 0.79% 17,575,471
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd Real Estate 122.9 0.98% 2,986,873
New World Development Co Ltd Real Estate 11.2 0.00% 8,078,634
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 18.42 -2.93% 69,860,145
Power Assets Holdings Ltd Utilities 56.2 -0.44% 4,731,240
Sands China Ltd Consumer Discretionary 40.9 -1.34% 9,711,311
Country Garden Holdings Co Ltd Real Estate 13.12 -7.47% 36,912,581
CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd Utilities 59.1 -1.02% 2,895,386

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
AMP Ltd Financials 3.44 4.24% 34,489,076
GWA Group Ltd Industrials 3.34 3.73% 1,074,802
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2.25 2.74% 8,170,369
Sigma Healthcare Ltd Health Care 0.49 2.08% 4,555,177
Telstra Corp Ltd Telecommunication Services 2.81 1.81% 25,968,026
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Sandfire Resources NL Materials 7.43 -8.95% 3,123,537
Independence Group NL Materials 4.47 -6.68% 7,050,025
Orocobre Ltd Materials 4.64 -6.26% 2,262,809
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 2.93 -6.09% 1,987,136
WiseTech Global Ltd Information Technology 16.56 -4.06% 403,483