INGOT Brokers AU | Asian market report (2017-05-23)

Asian market report (2017-05-23)

Asian share markets fell despite their gains on Monday, as political concerns continue to build up due to North Korea’s missile test on Monday, Manchester bombing and the worries over the US president Donald trump.


The Japanese Stock Exchange:

Losses in Transportation Equipment, Pharmaceutical Industry and Chemical, Petroleum and Plastic sectors led the Japanese stock market lower where Nikkie 225 shaded by 0.33%.

Today’s losers outnumbered the gainers by more than three to one ratio, with 160 losers, 51 gainers and 14 unchanged shares.

The best performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were, Fujikura Ltd surging by 7.97%, Furukawa Electric Co Ltd adding 220 points and Terumo Corp settling 3.01% up at to 4,455.

The worst performers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were, DeNA Co Ltd falling by 5.46%, Toho Zinc Co Ltd dropping 14 points and Sumco Corp ended 3.02% lower at 1,833.


Australia Stock Exchange:

The Australian ASX 200 index fell by 0.19 percent or 11.014 points in a down trended session to settle at 5,760.19, despite the relatively high gains in the Technology sector as well as the gains in Healthcare and Consumer Non-Cyclicals sectors.

Today’s gainers were slightly larger than the losers, with 101 gainers1 84 losers and 15 flat stocks.

The best performers of the session on the ASX 200 were, Isentia Group Ltd surging by 5.49%, Evolution Mining Ltd adding 0.12 points and NEXTDC Ltd ended 4.59% higher at 4.560

The worst performers of the session on the ASX 200 were, Brickworks Ltd falling by 3.55%, Mineral Resources Ltd losing 0.28 points and Southern Cross Media Group Ltd closing 2.52% lower at 1.160.

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