On Monday Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund Inc (JEQ) Closed At A New 52 Week Low of $7.67

Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund Inc (JEQ)

October 22nd, 2018

Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund Inc finished Monday’s trading session down 1.54%, a $0.12 decrease to close on $7.67. Sadly, in addition to dropping JEQ ended up closing the day at a new 52 week low.As well as the drop in value, Aberdeen Japan Equity Fund Inc hit a new 52 week low of $7.67, breaking the previous low of $7.70 from earlier this month. In addition to the stock finishing lower, the trading volumes were only 20% of normal which could be an indication of investor uncertainty.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Monday with a majority of the sectors trending down. Information Technology saw the biggest increase of the day (0.81%), while Financials saw the biggest drop (2.06%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 12%. The biggest loss this year has been the Materials sector declining 13%.

Consumer Discretionary saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -1.04%, as it went up 0.48%. Real Estate and Healthcare saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Real Estate with a drop of 1.42%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Information Technology went up with a 0.81% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.48% change.
  • Communication Services went down with a -0.04% change.
  • Industrials went down with a -0.37% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -0.68% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.77% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -0.81% change.
  • Materials went down with a -0.92% change.
  • Energy went down with a -1.10% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -1.42% change.
  • Financials went down with a -2.06% change.

All amounts in USD unless otherwise indicated

JEQ daily update
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