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JAKOTA Stocks on October 16, 2023

JAKOTA Stocks on October 16, 2023

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Markets in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan faced headwinds, reflecting investor unease amid shifting dynamics in the Asia-Pacific region.

Market Challenges in Asia-Pacific: Japan and South Korea Grapple With Declines

Japan (Nikkei 225 Index – NIK): Japan’s market faced a notable setback as the Nikkei 225 Index dropped by 2.0%, closing at 31,659.03. The decline highlighted challenges in the Japanese market, impacting investor sentiment.

South Korea (KOSPI Composite Index – 180721): South Korean stocks experienced a decline, with the KOSPI Composite Index weakening by 0.8% to close at 2,436.24. Investors in South Korea navigated the market amid varying dynamics. 

Taiwan (TWSE Index): Taiwan’s TWSE index encountered a modest decline, closing at 16,652.24 with a decrease of 0.78%. The market movements on October 16, 2023, showcased the resilience of Taiwan’s stocks amid regional fluctuations.

Top Gainers:

  • Jesco Holdings Inc (1434.TSE): Jesco Holdings Inc emerged as a top performer, surging impressively by 17.54% to reach 670 JPY.  The robust performance is attributed to the release of the Financial Results for 2023 on Friday.
  • Fun Yours Technology Co Ltd (6482.TWO): Fun Yours Technology Co Ltd displayed strength, posting a significant gain of 9.94% and reaching 49.2 TWD. The company’s positive momentum resonated in the market.
  • Ryohin Keikaku Co (7453.TSE): Ryohin Keikaku Co experienced a notable increase, recording a gain of 8.91% and closing at 1974 JPY. The positive movement contributed to the announcement of Final Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended August 31, 2023, Payable on November 24, 2023; Provides Dividend Guidance for Second Quarter and Fiscal Year Ending August 31, 2024 as well as Fiscal Year Ending 2024 Financial Results.
  • Sun Corporation (6736.TSE): Sun Corp demonstrated resilience, with a robust gain of 8.01% to reach 2050 JPY. The company’s positive trajectory added to the overall good forecasts after the publication of Fiscal Year Ending 2024 Results last week.
  • ALAR Pharmaceuticals Inc (6785.TWO): ALAR Pharmaceuticals Inc secured a gain of 7.07%, closing at 219.5 TWD. The company’s positive performance resonated in the Asia-Pacific market after the announcement that Indivior Enters an Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Alar Pharmaceuticals.

Top Losers:

  • Base Food Inc. (2936.TSE): Base Food Inc. faced a significant setback, registering a notable decline of 15.47% and closing at 645 JPY. The decline marked a challenging day for the company following the revision of Full Year Earnings Forecast, HY 2023 Results. The coverup story: “The cumulative sales of fully nutritious bread “BASE BREAD” in Hong Kong has exceeded 200,000 bags!” –  didn’t help to improve performance
  • Philenergy (378340.KQ): Philenergy encountered a downturn, facing a substantial loss of 13.94% and closing at 25,000 KRW. The company’s shares reflected the challenges in the market.
  • Kitanotatsujin Corp (2930.TSE): Kitanotatsujin Corp struggled, recording a decline of 12.12% and closing at 203 JPY. The company faced headwinds in the market after announcing its HY 2023 results.
  • VUNO (338220.KQ): VUNO experienced a notable loss of 9.96%, closing at 31,650 KRW. The company’s shares reflected the nuanced market conditions.
  • Yuke’s Co Ltd (4334.TSE): Yuke’s Co Ltd rounded out the list of top losers, facing a loss of 9.76% and closing at 1,257 JPY. The company’s performance attracted attention amid market challenges.

Stay tuned for further updates and analysis as market conditions continue to evolve.


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