ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
02 April 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 2.79 points or 0.08% higher to 3430.76, taking the year-to-date performance to +0.82%. For more observations go to www.sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.66%, Singtel, which gained 0.59%, UOB, which declined 0.36%, Genting Sing, which gained 0.93% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.39% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.14%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.16%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (+0.22%)
STI ETF (unchanged)
Abf Spore Bond Index Fund ETF (+0.36%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (+1.14%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.48%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
STI 3500MBeCW180629 (-7.14%)
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180810 (-5.39%)
KepCorp MBeCW181022 (unchanged)
UOB MB eCW180802 (-5.04%)
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Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,430.76 +2.79 3,427.97 +45.19
Volume: 824.5M 1,475.3M
Value: $711.4M $1,786.2M
Gainers/Losers: 185/226 254/167
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
02 April 2018
The FBM KLCI index lost 5.11 points or 0.27% on Monday. The Finance Index fell 0.51% to 18135.9 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.61% to 1077.95 points and the Plantation Index down 0.01% to 8000.81 points. The market traded within a range of 6.73 points between an intra-day high of 1864.17 and a low of 1857.44 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SAPNRG, PUC, HIBISCS-WC, SKH, HUAAN, HIBISCS, SAPNRGC64, BORNOIL, BJCORP and UMWOG. Trading volume increased to 2075.47 mil shares worth RM1638.45 mil as compared to Friday’s 1823.96 mil shares worth RM1900.52 mil.
Leading Movers were RHBBANK (+6 sen to RM5.29), PMETAL (+4 sen to RM4.36), GENTING (+7 sen to RM8.80), PETGAS (+14 sen to RM17.98) and PETCHEM (+3 sen to RM8.29). Lagging Movers were TM (-16 sen to RM5.06), HLFG (-48 sen to RM18.78), AXIATA (-7 sen to RM5.38), KLCC (-8 sen to RM7.09) and HAPSENG (-11 sen to RM9.75). Market breadth was negative with 313 gainers as compared to 553 losers.
The KLCI started the week on a negative note, closing lower at 1858.35 points. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters such as Telekom Malaysia, Hong Leong Financial Group, and Axiata.
Date As of: 02 April 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 338,200 91,435,300 103
Stock 7,552,537,302 6,023,328,859,473 350,383
Right 78,146,700 2,010,610,900 1,468
Warrant 33,642,850 6,573,101,000 3,044
Total 7,664,665,052 6,032,004,006,673 354,998
As of 2 April 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 7,189.99 4,676.62 2,513.36
Proprietary 6,156.48 6,010.70 145.78
Foreign 11,487.21 12,572.01 -1,084.80
Individual 15,611.21 17,185.56 -1,574.35
Total Trading Value 40,444.88 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most gain; Vietnam closes at all-time peak
* Vietnam jumps nearly 2 pct to record close
* Malaysian shares only losers in region
* Asian shares ex-Japan edge higher
By Aaron Saldanha
April 2 (Reuters) - Vietnam shares ended at an all-time high on Monday, while most other Southeast Asian markets posted gains as broader Asian stocks climbed on the first trading day of the quarter.
Vietnam stocks rose 1.9 percent to close at an all-time high of 1,196.61, helped by financials and real estate
Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Viet Nam and real estate firm Vingroup JSC climbed 5
percent each, with Vingroup setting a fresh closing record.
Vietnam's steep 21.6 percent rise this year, building on last year's 48 percent gain, has made it Asia's most expensive
market in price-to-earnings terms.
Philippine shares .PSI recovered from early losses,closing up 0.8 percent, on strength in industrials, as trading
resumed after the holidays on Thursday and Friday.
Financial stocks fell after a rights issue of Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI.PS was priced at a 23.5 percent
discount to the stock's close on Wednesday. The stock ended 1.7 percent lower in the session.
However, the Philippine market turnover was weak as investors and traders continue to return from the Easter break,
said Luis Limlingan, managing director, Regina Capital Development Corp.
Thai shares .SETI gained about 0.3 percent as PTT Global Chemical PCL PTTGC.BK rose 2.1 percent and Kasikornbank ended 1.4 percent higher.
Thailand's annual headline inflation rate picked up in March, but missed forecasts and was below the central bank's
target range, giving policymakers leeway to keep monetary policy loose to help economic growth.
Singapore shares edged 0.1 percent higher on real estate and industrials, with Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd
climbing 0.9 percent.
Indonesian shares .JKSE also rose, boosted by consumer staples and consumer discretionary stocks.
Data showed Indonesia's annual inflation rate accelerated in March compared with a month earlier, but remained well within the central bank's target range.
Astra International Tbk PT ASII.JK climbed 3.4 percent, while Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) TLKM.JK rose 1.9 percent.
The index of the country's 45 most liquid stocks gained 1.4 percent.
Meanwhile, Malaysian shares .KLSE slipped 0.3 percent on losses in telecom stocks and financials, with Malayan Banking Bhd MBBM.KL shedding 0.8 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3430.76 3427.97 0.08
Bangkok 1782.28 1776.26 0.34
Manila 8039.45 7979.83 0.75
Jakarta 6240.571 6188.987 0.83
Kuala Lumpur 1858.35 1863.46 -0.27
Ho Chi Minh 1196.61 1174.46 1.89