ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
06 April 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 0.96 points or 0.03% lower to 3175.59, taking the year-to-date performance to +10.23%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.42%, Singtel, which declined 0.26%, CapitaLand, which gained 0.81%, OCBC Bank, which closed unchanged and Global Logistic, with a 1.09% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.39%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.39%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
DBXT S&P/Asx 200 ETF (-4.48%)
STI ETF (-0.31%)
DBXT MSCI Europe ETF (-0.24%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (-0.39%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.25%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-0.32%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW170710 (-6.90%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW171002 (-0.90%)
SGX MB eCW170904 (unchanged)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,175.59 -0.96 3,176.55 -2.51
Volume: 3,130.4M 3,134.6M
Value: $1,030.7M $1,209.5M
Gainers/Losers: 160/325 271/197
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
6 April 2017
The FBM KLCI index lost 5.11 points or 0.29% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 0.30% to 15686.3 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.31% to 1311.82 points and the Plantation Index down 0.33% to 8169.59 points. The market traded within a range of 5.98 points between an intra-day high of 1744.81 and a low of 1738.83 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include DNEX-WD, DNEX, SKH, IFCAMSC, BIOOSMO, BIOHLDG-WA, JOHAN, PUC-WB, BORNOIL and VS-WA. Trading volume decreased to 3857.42 mil shares worth RM3002.04 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 4437.44 mil shares worth RM3486.58 mil.
Leading Movers were ASTRO (+1 sen to RM2.77), WPRTS (+1 sen to RM4.11), KLK (+6 sen to RM24.68), HLBANK (+0 sen to RM13.74) and IHH (+0 sen to RM6.00). Lagging Movers were GENTING (-13 sen to RM9.33), CIMB (-7 sen to RM5.49), AXIATA (-6 sen to RM4.99), IOICORP (-4 sen to RM4.61) and HAPSENG (-7 sen to RM9.00). Market breadth was negative with 452 gainers as compared to 526 losers.
The KLCI closed lower at 1739.56 points amid overnight losses in US market. The performance of our local index was in tandem with most of our regional peers as investors remained cautious ahead on a meeting between Trump and Xi Jinping.
Date As of: 06 April 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 675,300 76,258,500 28
Stock 8,558,025,240 6,648,096,878,810 345,509
Right 139,749,400 141,249,400 270
Warrant 6,309,366 515,928,328 413
Total 8,704,759,306 6,648,830,315,038 346,220
As of 6 April 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,666.36 3,945.89 -279.53
Proprietary 5,462.33 4,360.43 1,101.89
Foreign 14,172.55 13,802.27 370.28
Individual 20,155.31 21,347.95 -1,192.64
Total Trading Value 43,456.54 M.Baht
CORRECTED-SE Asia Stocks-Fall over capital outflow fears; Indonesia posts record closing high
Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed lower on Thursday on fears of capital outflows from the
region after minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's last meeting showed that most policymakers think it should start trimming its
The U.S central bank's stimulus since the global financial crisis has driven capital inflows into Asia's emerging markets, and a reduction in it could prompt outflows from the region.
The minutes released on Wednesday of the March 14-15 policy discussion showed that most Federal Reserve policymakers think the central bank should take steps to begin trimming its $4.5 trillion balance sheet later this year as long as the economic data holds up.
"Southeast Asian markets are basically following the performance of U.S. stocks last night after the minutes of the
FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting," said Lexter Azurin, an equity analyst with AB Capital Securities.
Wall Street ended lower on Wednesday after a late-afternoon reversal following signals from the Fed. .N
"Investors are taking a cautious stance as there is a bit of uncertainty over the next rate hike."
Investors were also wary ahead of the much anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, the first between the world's two most powerful leaders. MKTS/GLOB
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was down about 0.6 percent at 0833 GMT.
Indonesian shares .JKSE recovered from early falls to close at a record high, rising for a fourth straight session.
The index of the region's 45 most liquid stocks .JKLQ45 was up about 0.1 percent.
Financials were the main gainers with Bank Mandiri (Persero) BMRI.JK posting a two-year closing high while Bank Central Asia BBCA.JK ended at an all-time high.
Philippine shares .PSI closed 0.3 percent lower after touching a five-month high earlier, with financial and real
estate stocks leading the decline.
"I think the Philippine market is just taking a breather. There has been a renewed interest in the market over the past
few days which pushed it up," said Azurin.
Business process outsourcing services provider Ayala Corp AC.PS closed 2.8 percent lower, while property developer Ayala Land ALI.PS ended down 2.6 percent.
Vietnam .VNI and Thailand .SETI were closed for Hung King's Day and Chakri Day, respectively.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current previous Pct Move
Singapore 3175.59 3176.55 -0.03
Manila 7565.32 7584.21 -0.25
Jakarta 5680.239 5676.98 0.06
Kuala Lumpur 1739.56 1744.67 -0.29
Change so far
Market Current End 2016 Pct Move
Singapore 3175.59 2880.76 10.23
Bangkok 1582.12 1542.94 2.54
Manila 7565.32 6840.64 10.59
Jakarta 5680.239 5296.711 7.24
Kuala Lumpur 1739.56 1641.73 5.96
Ho Chi Minh 723.22 664.87 8.78