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Asian Stocks Close Mixed On Weak Economic Data From China and Japan

Jul 31, 2018

 

Japanese Market                                                                                                                                                               Start Your Free Trial Today

  • The Nikkei 225 finished up 0.04% and the Topix down 0.84%
  • 79 stocks in the Nikkei 225 hit 4-week highs while 4 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 12 stocks in the Nikkei 225 closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • JPY¥ is currently up 0.432% against the USD$ to 111.52
  • Japan 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 0.6 basis points to -0.106%
  • Japan 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -4 basis points to 0.062%
  • JGBs 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 4.6 basis points to 0.17%
  • Japanese unemployment in June was modestly higher than the consensus (2.4% vs 2.3% estimated)
  • Japanese industrial production in June declined more signficantly on a M/M basis than was forecasted (-2.1% vs -0.3% projected)

Chinese Market

  • The Hang Seng closed down 0.52%, Hang Seng China Enterprise down 0.2%, and CSI 300 up 0.07%
  • 6 stocks in the Hang Seng hit 4-week highs while 2 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 7.8488
  • CNY¥ is currently up 0.239% against the USD$ to 6.8318
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -2.6 basis points to 3.047%
  • China RMB 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -3.7 basis points to 3.487%
  • China Government RMB 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 1.1 basis points to 0.44%
  • July composite PMI came in at 53.6, which was lower than June levels (54.4 prior)

Indian Market

  • The Sensex finished up 0.3% and the Nifty 50 up 0.33%
  • 7 stocks in the Sensex hit 4-week highs while 1 stock reached 4-week lows
  • 4 stocks in the Sensex closed overbought while 0 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • INR is currently down 0.193% against the USD$ to 68.5475
  • India 2-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.9 basis points to 7.503%
  • India 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -1.7 basis points to 7.773%
  • India Government 2s-10s Spread has widened 2.093 basis points to 0.27%

Australian Market

  • ASX 200 finished down 0.52%
  • 24 stocks in the ASX 200 hit 4-week highs while 18 stocks reached 4-week lows
  • 12 stocks in the ASX 200 closed overbought while 5 stocks closed oversold according to the 16-day RSI Measure
  • AUD$ is currently up 0.27% against the USD$ to 0.7427
  • Aussie 2-Year Government Bonds are lower with yields up 1 basis point to 2.069%
  • Australia 10-Year Government Bonds are higher with yields down -0.2 basis points to 2.647%
  • Aussie Government 2s-10s Spread has narrowed 0.73 basis points to 0.58%

Nikkei 225 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd Information Technology      3,605.00 9.08%      2,050,300.00
Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd Industrials      2,890.00 4.29%      2,289,000.00
TDK Corp Information Technology    11,930.00 4.01%      1,852,600.00
Mitsubishi Logistics Corp Industrials      2,549.00 3.96%          699,300.00
NH Foods Ltd Consumer Staples      4,440.00 3.38%      1,092,400.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Ajinomoto Co Inc Consumer Staples      1,975.50 -5.95%      5,843,900.00
Resona Holdings Inc Financials          635.90 -4.68%    31,397,600.00
Chiba Bank Ltd/The Financials          796.00 -4.56%      6,993,200.00
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc Financials      4,436.00 -4.33%      2,345,500.00
Concordia Financial Group Ltd Financials          600.00 -4.31%    10,743,500.00

Hang Seng Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
MTR Corp Ltd Industrials 44 2.44%         4,632,113.00
CNOOC Ltd Energy 13.12 1.55%      63,082,341.00
China Mobile Ltd Telecommunication Services 70.8 1.22%      20,635,643.00
PetroChina Co Ltd Energy 5.99 1.18%    133,857,532.00
Henderson Land Development Co Ltd Real Estate 43.75 1.16%         2,623,375.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Sunny Optical Technology Group Co Ltd Information Technology 129.5 -4.78%         9,922,792.00
Tencent Holdings Ltd Information Technology 355.2 -3.27%      36,978,659.00
China Resources Power Holdings Co Ltd Utilities 15.14 -2.20%         6,368,773.00
Want Want China Holdings Ltd Consumer Staples 6.49 -1.96%      10,150,200.00
China Life Insurance Co Ltd Financials 19.58 -1.61%      46,403,168.00

ASX 200 Movers

In local currency.

Outperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
AMP Ltd Financials 3.4 -1.16%    14,105,750.00
GWA Group Ltd Industrials 3.27 -2.10%      3,272,813.00
Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd Consumer Discretionary 2.24 -0.44%      3,187,783.00
Sigma Healthcare Ltd Health Care 0.49 0.00%      6,950,338.00
Telstra Corp Ltd Telecommunication Services 2.84 1.07%    19,884,552.00
Underperformers Sector Price 1D% CHG Volume
Sandfire Resources NL Materials 7.38 -0.67%      1,705,814.00
Independence Group NL Materials 4.5 0.67%      3,844,926.00
Orocobre Ltd Materials 4.62 -0.43%      3,181,911.00
Syrah Resources Ltd Materials 3.01 2.73%      1,387,024.00
WiseTech Global Ltd Information Technology 15.25 -7.91%      1,253,299.00