ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
05 April 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 65.95 points or 1.97% higher to 3405.65, taking the year-to-date performance to +0.08%. For more observations go to www.sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 3.06%, UOB, which gained 2.63%, OCBC Bank, which gained 2.20%, Singtel, which gained 1.50% and Genting Sing, with a 4.85% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 1.15%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 1.19%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-1.64%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (-0.83%)
STI ETF (+1.79%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Mapletree Com Tr (-1.90%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (+1.11%)
Ascendas REIT (+0.38%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180810 (+34.48%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW181101 (unchanged)
UOB MB eCW180802 (+27.03%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,405.65 +65.95 3,339.7 -72.45
Volume: 1,061.2M 2,154.7M
Value: $1,185.5M $1,565M
Gainers/Losers: 330/105 112/398
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
05 April 2018
The FBM KLCI index gained 20.19 points or 1.11% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 1.74% to 18020.33 points, the Properties Index up 1.10% to 1049.79 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.44% to 7936.12 points. The market traded within a range of 14.39 points between an intra-day high of 1838.81 and a low of 1824.42 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include UMWOG, NEXGRAM, PUC, SKH, SAPNRG, BORNOIL, HIBISCS, HIBISCS-WC, BJCORP and RSENA-WA. Trading volume decreased to 2219.28 mil shares worth RM2022.96 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 3277.01 mil shares worth RM2781.93 mil.
Leading Movers were GENM (+30 sen to RM4.89), YTL (+8 sen to RM1.39), AMMB (+20 sen to RM3.81), HLFG (+90 sen to RM19.00) and TM (+20 sen to RM5.13). Lagging Movers were ASTRO (-4 sen to RM1.91), PPB (-22 sen to RM18.78), DIGI (-2 sen to RM4.38), MISC (-3 sen to RM7.04) and PETDAG (-8 sen to RM24.60). Market breadth was positive with 660 gainers as compared to 344 losers.
The KLCI halted its losing streak after gained 20.19 points to 1836.13 points amid overnight rally in US markets. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Genting Malaysia, YTL Corp, and Ambank.
Date As of: 05 April 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 188,700 41,695,700 32
Stock 8,148,317,378 5,720,885,142,924 345,456
Right 52,260,200 1,224,170,400 675
Warrant 274,062,800 29,746,575,800 9,963
Total 8,474,829,078 5,751,897,584,824 356,126
SET launches "SET Table Tennis for Everyone" to commemorate World Table Tennis Day
BANGKOK, March 27, 2018 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) and The Table Tennis Association of Thailand (TTAT) will jointly launch the "SET Table Tennis for Everyone" project aiming to promote this sport as a tool for physical and skill improvement for Thai people, simultaneously celebrating the World Table Tennis Day on April 6.
SET President Kesara Manchusree said that in addition to the role to support investors and businesses to achieve quality growth under the vision "To Make the Capital Market 'Work' for Everyone", SET has long been promoting table tennis as realizing its potential in reaching out to all groups of people in the society. Beyond physical and mobility improvement, it can also help enhance response planning skill. In addition, SET also promotes this sport as a key sport for physical fitness including synergy among staff and capital market professionals, while working closely with the TTAT since 2014 to groom young table tennis athletes to complete at world-class league.
"To commemorate the World Table Tennis Day, SET together with the TTAT will launch the 'SET Table Tennis for Everyone' project, with the first event to be organized for children with disabilities to promote the benefits of table tennis, especially in the rehabilitation and the physical and mental improvement of youth with disabilities. At the event, Thailand's gold medalist from London Paralympics 2012, Rungroj Thainiyom, will be there to inspire all youth.
TTAT President Piradej Pruttipruk said. "We appreciate SET's initiative, being the first private organization to officially support table tennis and help move forward the association's good cause towards a great success, while promoting extensively among Thai people. Many athletes have shown outstanding performance over the past ten years."
In the first year, the "SET Table Tennis for Everyone" project aims to further promote this sport to a broader group of people in order to train more coaches who will help enhance skills of all players, embracing new players and promoting the health of Thais of all ages, genders and health conditions including the elderly and underprivileged. This year the project will work with 20 high schools nationwide alongside an effort to train 50 new coaching personnel and interested individuals, and attract a total of 10,000 youth and adult table tennis enthusiasts each year.
As of 5 April 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 8,633.12 6,776.86 1,856.27
Proprietary 7,935.03 8,902.17 -967.14
Foreign 20,877.87 22,108.99 -1,231.13
Individual 23,645.87 23,303.87 342.00
Total Trading Value 61,091.89 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Rebound as U.S.-China trade war fears ease; S'pore up 2 pct
* Asian shares ex-Japan rebound
* Singapore climbs nearly 2 pct
* Vietnam marks 16th winning session in 19
By Nicole Pinto
April 5 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets gained on Thursday, with Singapore bouncing back strongly from the previous session's losses, as Washington expressed willingness to negotiate a resolution with Beijing, assuaging fears of a full-blown trade war between the two nations.
Broader Asian shares outside Japan gained 0.6 percent, after Wall Street's three major indexes staged a
comeback to close around 1 percent higher overnight.
Singapore shares .STI closed nearly 2 percent higher, after having slumped 2.1 percent on Wednesday, with financials leading the recovery.
The city-state's biggest lender, DBS Group Holdings Ltd DBSM.SI gained 3.1 percent, while Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd OCBC.SI climbed 2.2 percent.
Malaysian shares .KSLE rose 1.1 percent, with top lenders CIMB Group Holdings Bhd CIMB.KL and Malayan Banking Bhd ending 1.6 percent and 1.4 percent higher, respectively.
Malaysia's exports in February fell 2 percent from a year earlier, easing sharply from the 17.9 percent growth recorded in January, government data showed.
Philippine stocks .PSI closed 0.3 percent higher, with conglomerate SM Investments Corp SM.PS gaining 1.5 percent.
The Philippine central bank will review the need for a measured policy response to anchor price expectations, Governor Nestor Espenilla said on Tuesday, signalling that a near-term rate increase might be on the cards after inflation accelerated at its fastest pace in five years last month.
A weakening currency and rising inflation rate have made the Philippine equity market Asia's worst performer so far this year.
Indonesian shares ended 0.4 percent higher, with telecom and consumer staples being the top gainers.
Telecom firm Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Perusahaan Perseroan PT TLKM.JK rose 2.2 percent while
Unilever Indonesia Tbk PT UNVR.JK closed nearly 1 percent higher.
The index of the country's 45 most liquid stocks rose 0.5 percent.
Vietnam shares .VNI rose marginally, marking their 16th winning session in 19. The index had jumped 21.1 percent this year as of Wednesday's close.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3405.65 3339.7 1.97
Bangkok 1739.92 1724.98 0.87
Manila 8022.16 7997.67 0.31
Jakarta 6183.227 6157.096 0.42
Kuala Lumpur 1836.13 1815.94 1.11
Ho Chi Minh 1193.17 1191.54 0.14