ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
06 April 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 10.33 points or 0.37% higher to 2811.25, taking the year-to-date performance to -2.48%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which gained 0.80%, HongkongLand USD, which gained 1.72%, DBS, which declined 0.13%, UOB, which gained 0.70% and Noble, with a 1.19% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.02%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.13%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index, which rose 1.63%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Keppel Corp and Sembcorp Industries – ended 1.80% higher and 0.35% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which slipped 0.80%. Raffles Medical Group shares declined 1.32% and Biosensors International Group remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (+0.71%)
DBXT S&P/Asx 200 ETF (unchanged)
IS MSCI India 100 (-0.31%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (-1.25%)
Capitamall Trust (+1.93%)
Suntec REIT (+0.61%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160711 (-0.99%)
UOB MB eCW160705 (+5.88%)
DBS MB ePW161003 (-0.59%)
For real time price updates throughout the course of the trading day, investors can access and sort market information here.
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,811.25 +10.33 2,800.92 -34.43
Volume: 1,186.2M 1,173.8M
Value: $915.3M $1,108.3M
Gainers/Losers: 211/157 137/266
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
6 April 2016
The FBM KLCI index lost 1.07 points or 0.06% on Wednesday. The Finance Index fell 0.22% to 14743.87 points, the Properties Index up 0.21% to 1186.25 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.45% to 7880.78 points. The market traded within a range of 8.92 points between an intra-day high of 1722.75 and a low of 1713.83 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include AIRASIA, BORNOIL, AAX-WA, SKPETRO, AAX, KNM, SONA-WA, MAYBULK, KANGER-WA and MHB-CX. Trading volume decreased to 1603.98 mil shares worth RM1947.42 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 1710.34 mil shares worth RM1938.04 mil.
Leading Movers were PETGAS (+74 sen to RM22.62), BAT (+108 sen to RM56.02), KLK (+40 sen to RM24.50), IHH (+5 sen to RM6.68) and IOICORP (+3 sen to RM4.58). Lagging Movers were SKPETRO (-13 sen to RM1.77), AMMB (-14 sen to RM4.42), GENTING (-16 sen to RM9.40), UMW (-10 sen to RM6.80) and HLFG (-20 sen to RM15.10). Market breadth was negative with 359 gainers as compared to 434 losers.
The KLCI closed lower at 1717.01 points, amid weaker performance in Wall Street overnight. Our local bourse was tepid amid absence of fresh catalyst.
Date As of: 06 April 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 4,300 2,245,800 07
Stock 5,415,720,732 4,248,765,065,044 247,795
Warrant 23,631,700 491,658,400 76
Total 5,439,356,732 4,249,258,969,244 248,563
Vietnam shares rise 1.3 pct; banks, energy stocks lead
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI rose for a second straight day on Wednesday, buoyed by
gains in banking and energy stocks.
Banking sector outperformed the market, with the country's five out of six listed lenders ending higher. Vietcombank
VCB.HM , the country's second-biggest firm by market value, rose 2.44 percent while VietinBank CTG.HM advanced 1.83 percent.
PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM jumped 4.88 percent after oil prices climbed as hopes for an agreement among exporters to freeze output underpinned the market.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 567.79
Prev. Close 560.32
SE Asia Stocks-Mixed; Philippine market down on foreign investor selling
Southeast Asian stock markets ended mixed on Wednesday as gains in oil prices helped Singapore
and Vietnam while the Philippine market dropped on foreign investor selling before presidential election.
The Philippine index .PSI fell 0.5 percent to its lowest close in nearly three weeks. Foreign investors .VMFB.PS sold a net 462 million pesos ($10.00 million) worth equities.
"We may continue to see net foreign selling as investors become more risk averse, coming into the elections," SB Equities said in a note.
The Philippines' President, Benigno Aquino, will end his term in June and four presidential candidates to succeed him are in a tight race ahead of the May elections.
Meanwhile, Singapore's Straits Times Index .STI gained 0.4 percent, after posting its biggest single-day percentage decline in four weeks in the previous session, as oil prices rose.
The Vietnam index .VNI rose 1.3 percent to its highest closing in more than two weeks, helped by energy stocks.
Crude oil futures jumped on Wednesday, lifted by growing expectations that exporters will agree to freeze their output
amid global oversupply.
In Indonesia, stocks .JKSE rose 0.2 percent as the government pledged to scrutinise taxpayers named in the data
leaked from a Panamanian law firm as part of efforts to chase their offshore undeclared assets.
"We believe the government will leverage the momentum to implement its tax amnesty agenda," KDB Daewoo Securities Indonesia wrote in a note on Wednesday.
A much-anticipated tax amnesty bill is expected to be discussed soon in the parliament, which would allow Indonesians to declare or repatriate money stashed overseas.
The Malaysian market .KLSE gave up its small gain made earlier in the day to close 0.1 percent lower, while Thailand's market .SETI was closed for a public holiday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev close Pct move
Singapore 2811.25 2800.92 0.37
Kuala Lumpur 1717.01 1718.08 -0.06
Jakarta 4868.23 4858.07 0.21
Manila 7180.55 7219.23 -0.54
Ho Chi Minh 567.79 560.32 1.33