ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
22 April 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 12.37 points or 0.35% lower to 3496.24, taking the year-to-date performance to +3.90%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which declined 0.46%, DBS, which gained 0.48%, SGX, which gained 2.65%, UOB, which gained 0.04% and Global Logistic, with a 1.49% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.01%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index fell 0.51%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index, which rose 0.45%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - CapitaMall Trust and Ascendas REIT – ended 0.45% higher and 1.94% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index, which slipped 3.21%. Keppel Corp shares declined 4.17% and Sembcorp Industries declined 2.68%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (-1.95%)
United SSE 50 China ETF (+2.28%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+1.30%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (+1.94%)
CapitaCom Trust (-0.29%)
CapitaMall Trust (+0.45%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
UOB MB eCW150701 (-4.80%)
OCBC Bk MBeCW150803 (-10.81%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,496.24 -12.37 3,508.61 +5.36
Volume: 1,792.1M 2,046.7M
Value: $1,184.8M $1,293.6M
Gainers/Losers: 200/287 262/199
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
22 April 2015
The FBM KLCI index lost 8.03 points or 0.43% on Wednesday. The Finance Index fell 0.27% to 16486.31 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.39% to 1337.48 points and the Plantation Index down 0.52% to 7672.07 points. The market traded within a range of 9.89 points between an intra-day high of 1863.61 and a low of 1853.72 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include FRONTKN, VSOLAR-WA, BIOHLDG, VSOLAR, MPAY, NICE, SANICHI, AT, MPAY-WA and PRIVA. Trading volume decreased to 2737.26 mil shares worth RM2123.13 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 3040.86 mil shares worth RM2470.05 mil.
Leading Movers were RHBCAP (+15 sen to RM8.20), PETDAG (+12 sen to RM21.24), PETCHEM (+1 sen to RM6.05), and TM (+1 sen to RM7.49). Lagging Movers were HLFG (-30 sen to RM16.64), BAT (-110 sen to RM65.50), GENM (-7 sen to RM4.38), IOICORP (-6 sen to RM4.36) and SKPETRO (-3 sen to RM2.70). Market breadth was negative with 293 gainers as compared to 564 losers.
The day ended with the KLCI closing lower at 1854.77 points on profit taking after it had rallied on yesterday. The loss in our benchmark index was in line with negative overnight performance in Wall Street following weaker corporate earnings result and falling in crude oil prices.
Date As of: 22 April 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 10,900 7,007,800 12
Stock 5,399,239,433 5,037,058,963,294 225,148
Warrant 22,873,500 723,598,200 1,195
Total 5,422,123,833 5,037,789,569,294 226,355
Thai bourse announces two members elected to its board
Bangkok, April 22, 2015 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) announced that two members were elected to its board of governors to replace those whose terms will end on May 27, 2015, at a general meeting of member companies today.
Charnchai Kongthongluck, President, Trinity Securities Co., Ltd., was re-elected for a second term, while Chaipatr Srivisarvacha, Chief Executive Officer of KT ZMICO Securities Co., Ltd., was chosen to take seat of Pattera Dilokrungthirapop. (Completed two terms).
Their terms will run from May 28, 2015 - May 27, 2017. Governors serve for two-year terms, and may serve no more than two consecutive terms.
As of 22 April 2015 Unit: M.Baht Unit: M.Bah
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,361.84 7,398.05 -3,036.22
Proprietary 3,814.63 4,128.70 -314.08
Foreign 11,576.66 10,676.94 899.72
Individual 23,140.82 20,690.24 2,450.58
Total Trading Value 42,893.94 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends up 0.05 pct, volume steady
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index edged up 0.05 percent at the close on Wednesday, with gains in some blue-chips cushioning losses in a third of the total shares.
Vietcombank , Vietnam's top lender by market value, rose 0.82 percent, and food producer Masan Group advanced 0.62 percent, while VietinBank , the country's biggest partly-private lender by assets, fell 2.22 percent.
Volume stood at 91.6 million shares, slightly below the 30-day average of 94.3 million, while Vietnamese shares are now Southeast Asia's cheapest with a 12.48 price-earnings ratio, far behind the leading Philippines at 21.91.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 562.51
PREV. CLOSE 562.24
% CHANGE 0.05%
SE Asia Stocks-Most down on financials; Thai underperforms
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Wednesday, dragged down by financials as optimism about China's easy monetary policy evaporated, with Thailand hitting its lowest in nearly two weeks on poor earnings results from banks.
Thai shares fell 1.1 percent and closed at their lowest since April 10, led by financials.
Krung Thai Bank fell 6.1 percent a day after the country's second-largest lender reported a lower-than-expected first-quarter net profit on increased loan loss provisions.
Energy shares also declined amid falling oil prices after Saudi Arabia ended its military campaign in Yemen.
PTT , Thailand's top oil firm, ended lower 2.3 percent.
Bangkok, however, saw a net foreign inflow of $27.81 million.
Indonesia closed lower 0.4 percent after hitting a more than one-week high in the previous session, while Malaysia lost 0.4 percent after touching a more than seven-month high earlier in the session. Singapore fell 0.4 percent to its lowest close since April 13.
The Philippine index ended lower 0.2 percent, marking its fourth straight session of losses. It fell as much as 0.8 percent intraday, led by a 1.7 percent fall in Bank of the Philippine Islands and 1.6 percent loss in BDO Unibank .
Malaysia and Philippines witnessed net outflows of $8.66 million and $6.20 million, respectively.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 3496.24 3508.61 -0.35
Kuala Lumpur 1854.77 1862.80 -0.43
Bangkok 1552.01 1569.35 -1.10
Jakarta 5437.12 5460.57 -0.43
Manila 7833.03 7846.94 -0.18
Ho Chi Minh 562.51 562.24 +0.05