ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
18 August 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 16.89 points or 0.52% lower to 3251.99, taking the year-to-date performance to +12.89%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.15%, CapitaLand Mall Trust, which gained 0.47%, Singtel, which declined 0.27%, OCBC Bank, which declined 1.26% and Best World, with a 15.46% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.21%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.45%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (-1.30%)
STI ETF (-0.30%)
SPDR Gold Shares (+0.65%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+0.47%)
Ascendas REIT (-1.49%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (+0.87%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
OCBC Bk MB eCW180301 (-5.56%)
DBS MB eCW171016 (-6.25%)
OCBC Bk MB ePW180301 (+0.89%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,251.99 -16.89 3,268.88 -10.07
Volume: 1,844.8M 1,988.1M
Value: $1,167.2M $1,184.2M
Gainers/Losers: 178/238 222/234
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
18 August 2017
The FBM KLCI index lost 0.09 points or 0.01% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.07% to 16777.48 points, the Properties Index up 0.31% to 1255.07 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.59% to 7825 points. The market traded within a range of 6.18 points between an intra-day high of 1776.22 and a low of 1770.04 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include UMWOG, MTOUCHE, JAG, COMPUGT, HUBLINE, MLAB, STRAITS-WA, LCTITAN-CE, PUC and SYSTECH. Trading volume decreased to 1454.17 mil shares worth RM1576.44 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1804.66 mil shares worth RM1878.25 mil.
Leading Movers were PETCHEM (+10 sen to RM7.18), GENM (+4 sen to RM6.14), GENTING (+5 sen to RM9.74), HLFG (+8 sen to RM16.94) and MAYBANK (+4 sen to RM9.66). Lagging Movers were WPRTS (-13 sen to RM3.75), IOICORP (-9 sen to RM4.56), ASTRO (-4 sen to RM2.66), PETGAS (-14 sen to RM18.80) and HLBANK (-8 sen to RM15.54). Market breadth was negative with 357 gainers as compared to 472 losers.
The KLCI closed flat with 0.09 points lower at 1776.22 points amid lack of local catalyst despite US markets rose over the night.
Date As of: 18 August 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 1,029,200 118,409,300 32
Stock 6,400,112,129 6,642,156,204,017 290,422
Warrant 62,550,300 5,724,557,000 2,058
Total 6,463,691,629 6,647,999,170,317 292,512
As of 18 August 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,177.02 5,089.80 -912.78
Proprietary 3,214.35 3,089.45 124.90
Foreign 10,636.90 9,807.10 829.80
Individual 14,194.01 14,235.93 -41.92
Total Trading Value 32,222.27 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Fall tracking Wall St; Trump policy concerns weigh
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Friday, tracking broader Asia and Wall Street, as worries escalated over U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to push through his economic agenda.
The exodus of executives from two prominent business councils, protesting Trump's remarks on white nationalists, and his abandoning of plans to create an infrastructure advisory council have underscored concerns about the administration's economic goals including tax cuts and infrastructure spending.
Sentiment also took a hit after a van mowed through crowds of tourists in Barcelona on Thursday, killing at least 13
In Southeast Asia, Singapore .STI extended losses to a fourth day, ending the week 0.9 percent lower.
Financials weighed, with Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp OCBC.SI down 1.3 percent, while Singapore Exchange SGXL.SI fell 1.9 percent.
Philippine shares .PSI fell 0.7 percent, hurt by industrials and real estate, but the index gained 1.1 percent
JG Summit JGS.PS and Robinsons Land RLC.PS fell 2.8 percent each in the session.
Thai stocks .SETI fell 0.2 percent as consumer discretionary stocks and industrials lost ground. The index
edged up 0.3 percent this week.
Malaysian shares .KLSE ended flat as the gains in consumer staples were offset by losses in materials, despite data showing
that the economy grew at a faster-than-expected pace in the second quarter. The index gained 0.5 percent on the week.
Bucking the trend, Vietnam .VNI ended 0.2 percent higher, led by financials, but shed 0.4 percent this week.
Indonesian shares .JKSE ended flat, but still managed to outperform other markets in the region with a 2.5 percent weekly gain.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current previous Pct Move
Singapore 3251.99 3268.88 -0.52
Bangkok 1566.53 1568.95 -0.15
Manila 8016.73 8072.75 -0.69
Jakarta 5893.841 5891.949 0.03
Kuala Lumpur 1776.22 1776.31 -0.01
Ho Chi Minh 768.97 767.59 0.18