ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
25 April 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 19.9 points or 0.63% higher to 3163.93, taking the year-to-date performance to +9.83%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 1.05%, Singtel, which gained 0.54%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.73%, Keppel Corp, which gained 1.23% and UOB, with a 0.27% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.62%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.03%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.09%)
STI ETF (+0.95%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+0.61%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (+0.79%)
Suntec REIT (unchanged)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (+0.62%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW170710 (+13.12%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW171002 (+5.21%)
KepCorp MBePW171002 (-1.55%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,163.93 +19.9 3,144.03 +4.2
Volume: 2,707.4M 3,316M
Value: $1,215.5M $1,145.9M
Gainers/Losers: 272/198 220/247
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
25 April 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 9.75 points or 0.56% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.76% to 16129.48 points, the Properties Index up 0.63% to 1310.49 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.57% to 8073.23 points. The market traded within a range of 7.47 points between an intra-day high of 1765.94 and a low of 1758.47 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include AAX, KGROUP, TIGER, DNEX-WD, AAX-C1, DNEX, IRIS, AAX-WA, EAH and PWORTH. Trading volume increased to 3658.14 mil shares worth RM3113.26 mil as compared to Friday’s 3120.41 mil shares worth RM2649.14 mil.
Leading Movers were AMMB (+28 sen to RM5.45), CIMB (+14 sen to RM5.75), KLCC (+15 sen to RM7.96), PPB (+28 sen to RM17.18) and AXIATA (+8 sen to RM5.14). Lagging Movers were BAT (-80 sen to RM45.72), ASTRO (-3 sen to RM2.69), MAYBANK (-3 sen to RM9.37), GENM (-1 sen to RM5.97) and PETCHEM (-1 sen to RM7.54). Market breadth was positive with 559 gainers as compared to 388 losers.
The KLCI closed higher on the first trading after the long weekend at 1765.80 points amid overnight gains in US market following the French election results.
Date As of: 25 April 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 823,000 82,081,600 38
Stock 8,935,472,171 8,357,064,900,562 339,319
Warrant 32,028,500 460,439,900 863
Total 8,968,323,671 8,357,607,422,062 340,220
As of 25 April 2017
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,566.02 5,846.95 -1,280.93
Proprietary 5,651.37 5,768.58 -117.21
Foreign 15,729.71 14,587.77 1,141.94
Individual 20,350.34 20,094.13 256.21
Total Trading Value 46,297.44 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Flat to higher on global cues; Indonesia closes at record high
Southeast Asian stock markets ended flat to higher on Tuesday, tracking a global relief rally as risk appetite revived following the centrist win in the first round of French presidential election.
While markets globally got a lift from the expected win of anti-Frexit candidate Emmanuel Macron, they now await the
results of the final round of election on May 7 between Macron and far-left leader Marine Le Pen. Macron is widely expected to
win the election.
"Asian markets appear to be still lingering in the glow of relief after the French election. The jubilance in markets overnight has also added to the optimism," said Jingyi Pan, a market strategist with IG in Singapore.
Investors were worried that North Korea would conduct another nuclear test or long-range missile launch, perhaps on the Tuesday anniversary of the founding of its military. But instead of a nuclear test or big missile launch, it deployed a large number of long-range artillery units in the region of Wonsan on its east coast for a live-fire drill.
Investors are also looking ahead to U.S. President Donald Trump's promise to announce on Wednesday "a big tax reform and
"For Asian markets, event risks lie ahead, though the imminent event in the form of Trump's tax announcement provides an upside bias for markets," said Pan.
Indonesian shares .JKSE hit an all-time closing high with telecom stock Sarana Menara Nusantara TOWR.JK rising 5.3 percent and Bank Rakyat Indonesia BBRI.JK gaining 1.6 percent.
Philippine shares .PSI rose 1.5 percent to close at their highest in six months, with gains being led by Aboitiz Power
AP.PS and DMCI Holdings DMC.PS .
Singapore stocks .STI rose for the fourth straight session, while Malaysian shares .KLSE posted their highest
close since May 2015.
"With the ringgit MYR= at an attractive level, foreign funds are slowly putting Malaysia back into their radar," said
Danny Wong, chief executive officer of Areca Capital.
Thai shares .SETI closed at their lowest in more than a month, while Vietnam .VNI fell for the fourth straight session, posting their lowest close since March 2.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS: CHANGE ON DAY
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3163.93 3144.03 0.63
Bangkok 1562.27 1564.66 -0.15
Manila 7700.46 7588.88 1.47
Jakarta 5680.796 5664.475 0.29
Kuala Lumpur 1765.8 1756.05 0.56
Ho Chi Minh 707.58 709.39 0.26