Real estate names saw some selling pressure after Nomura Securities said last night it expects China's property bubble to burst “quickly.” China Real Estate Information (Nasdaq:CRIC) and Home Inns & Hotels Management (Nasdaq:HMIN) were both down more than 1% on the day.
Among gainers, Silvercorp Metals (NYSE:SVM) shrugged off a negative trend in the commodities space to add almost 5%. Telecom names also showed some strength again with China Unicom (NYSE:CHU) adding almost 1.4% and City Telecom (Nasdaq:CTEL) building on Tuesday's gains by jumping another 4% today. Tech names turned in another bullish performance with AsiaInfo Holdings (Nasdaq:ASIA), Focus Media Holdings (Nasdaq:FMCN), Ctrip.com (Nasdaq:CTRP) and VanceInfo Technologies (NYSE:VIT) all booking small gains on the day.
Speaking of winners, 3SBio (Nasdaq:SSRX) surged 10.5%,with almost all of those gains coming in the last two hours of trading. Volume in the name was more than triple the daily average, but there was no news to prompt the bullish move. Oil services firm WSP Holdings (NYSE:WH) bounced after some recent selling to advance 6.3% while Fuqi International (Nasdaq:FUQI), the jewelry maker, also gained more than 6%.
The bullish move in tech stocks permeated the small-cap space with China TechFaith Wireless (Nasdaq:CNTF), China Information Security Technology (Nasdaq:CPBY) and Sutor Technology (Nasdaq:SUTR) all finishing higher on Wednesday.
Small-cap real estate issues took a cue from their large-cap counterparts with China Housing and Land Development (Nasdaq:CHLN) tumbling 6.25% and Xinyuan Real Estate (NYSE:XIN) losing almost 3%.
Gaming stocks continue to see selling pressure with Shanda Interactive (Nasdaq:SNDA) losing more than 1% and The9 Limited (Nasdaq:NCTY) losing more than 4%. Qiao Xing Universal Resources (Nasaq:XING) fellow in unison with most commodities names, declining by more than 4%. Nano calcium carbonate producer Shengdatech (Nasdaq:SDTH) dropped 4% on stronger-than-average volume. China Precision Steel (Nasdaq:CPSL) joined in the commodities-related declines, losing 3%.
June 15, 2010 (Chinavestor) – The bulls were back in force today as the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) gained 2.1% with all 30 of the index's constituents moving higher on the day and the S&P 500 finally moved above the all-important 200-day moving average. That fueled some bullish trade in Chinese ADRs and ETFs with the PowerShares Golden Dragon Halter USX China ETF (NYSE:PGJ) gaining 2.7%. Not to be outdone was the Claymore/AlphaShares China Small-Cap ETF (NYSE:HAO), which soared 2.5%. Chinese large-caps enjoyed the rally as well with the iShares/FTSE Xinhua China 25 Index (NYSE:FXI) adding 2.3%.
A 2.4% jump in crude oil to $76.94 a barrel, which took crude above a pivotal resistance point, fueled a rally in solar stocks with JA Solar Holdings (Nasdaq:JASO) gaining more than 9% and Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) gaining 6.3%. LDK Solar (NYSE:LDK) tacked on 5.7% and Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) added almost 5.4%. Of course, the rally in oil benefited pure-play oil names with Cnooc (NYSE:CEO), China's largest offshore driller, adding $10.07, or 6%, to settle at $176.07.
Large-cap losers were hard to come by. Syntura International (Nasdaq:SYUT) was overbought heading into the day and declined by more than 1%. Shanda Interactive Entertainment (Nasdaq:SNDA) continues to struggle to find momentum and retreated by almost 1% on the day.
As we noted earlier, small-caps were strong and that strength was almost as evident with the losers as it was the winners. The biggest small-cap loser on the day was China Architectural Engineering (Nasdaq:CAEI) was down less than 4% and ChinaCast Education (Nasdaq:CAST) lost a mere 3.7%. Other losers included a host of usual suspects, including ATA Inc. (Nasdaq:ATAI), which lost almost 3%, Tiens Biotech (AMEX:TBV), which slid 2.22%, and WSP Holdings (NYSE:WH). WSP didn't participate in the oil rally, sliding half a percent on the day.
RINO International (Nasdaq:RINO) got a big boost, surging more than 10%. China Housing and Land Development (Nasdaq:CHLN) shrugged off some less-than-encouraging news for the real estate sector, gaining 9.7% on the day. China Green Agriculture (NYSE:CGA) added 8.33% on volume that was about 75% above the daily average after reaffirming 2010 guidance. China Infrastructure Investment (Nasdaq:CIIC) added 8% on no news and lethargic volume.
A-Power Energy Generation Systems (Nasdaq:APWR) gained 8% on volume that was nearly 50% higher than the daily average. China Sunergy (Nasdaq:CSUN) participated in the solar rally, adding 6.44% on strong volume.
June 10, 2010 (Chinavestor) Chinese solar stocks took the lead on Thursday by noon, buoyed by strong earnings, firmer euro and raising oil prices. Yesterday's top solar stocks continue to do well - Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) and Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) jumped 9.88% and 6.71%, respectively. Suntech Power (NYSE:STP), another sector heavy weight, rose 7.38% by noon.
Chinese airliners shine as well. Shares of China Eastern Airlines (NYSE:CEA) and China Southern Airlines (NYSE:ZNH) rose 4.54% and 6.16%, respectively. H-shares of both airliners advanced similarly in Hong Kong earlier the day.
There are only two large cap, market cap of $500 million or more, China ADRs that are in the red for the day so far. Online game developer and operator NetEase.com Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) and Perfect World (NASDAQ:PWRD). The weakness is sector specific as the sector continues to struggle with regaining investors' confidence. While revenues improved, profitability worsened for most online gamers for the first three months of the year. Earnings From Online Gaming Firms A Mixed Bag.
This is in sharp contrast to the solar sector where almost every company beat estimates and issued higher guidance. China solar stocks shine.
On the earnings front, Synutra International (NASDAQ:SYUT) returned to profitability while beating analysts' estimates easily. Synutra swings back to profit!
A-Power Energy Generation Systems (NASDAQ:APWR) reported before the opening bell. Revenues were not that impressive but earnings and just as importantly, improved revenue guidance of $500 million vs. $380 estimated, lifted the stock price over 20% to $9 a share. A-Power jumps 20% on guidance, earnings.
Solar stocks got a lift from the stronger euro and oil prices. Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) was the best performing China solar play yesterday followed by Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE). Both continue to do well on Thursday. Suntech Power (NYSE:STP) is playing catch up with the rest of the sector. And just how much the euro-dollar rate influences the bottom line of Chinese solar companies, read Solar stocks and the dollar.
June 9, 2010 (Chinavestor) Lack of confidence punished U.S. indices, erasing most of mornings gains by the end of the day. Chinese indices rose in Asia earlier the day but the DJIA fell in the late afternoon trading to end the day 40.7 points or 0.4% lower at 9,899.25. FED Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress about the health of the economy, but his positive remarks were overrun by concerns following the release of the "Beige book". This economic report highlighted Europe's economic woes and its chilling effect on global growth.
Synutra International (NASDAQ:SYUT) rose 4.9% before releasing quarterly earnings after the close. Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) and Yingli Green Energy (NYSE:YGE) were the best performing solar plays of the day; both companies surprised investors to the upside with robust quarterly reports. Trina Solar 2010 Q1 beats estimates.
Mindray Medical (NASDAQ:MR), a Chinese medical equipment maker, rose 3.5% but has a lot of ground to make up following disappointing 2010 Q1 financials. The stock is trading 17% lower since last month.
Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) remained volatile, falling with the market. The sell-off accelerated as the trading day was nearing the close.
Small cap China stocks were volatile as well. China Housing & Land Development (NASDAQ:CHLN) rose over 15% by noon but ended the day only 5% higher after our report reveled that the firm's cash position is not as sound as it looks. CHLN cash position disappoints.
Resumption of a share repurchase plan helped Qiao Xing Universal Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:XING) to advance 7.14% on Wednesday.
China Integrated Energy (NASDAQ:CBEH), a Chinese bio-diesel producer and heavy oil distributor, rose as price of oil firmed up.
China TechFaith Wireless (NASDAQ:CNTF) surged over 20% on May 19 following better-than-expected quarterly results. But most of those gains are gone by now, with a very heavy selling taking place in the last 30 minutes of trading on Wednesday. China TechFaith Wireless 2010 Q1 Profit Rises.
WSP Holdings (NYSE:WH) fell 4.40% as investors shunned the company following disappointing 2010 Q1 numbers. WSP Holdings tumbles on earnings report.