ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
1 August 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 21.36 points higher or 0.66% higher to 3,243.29, taking the year-to-date performance to +2.41%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +0.34% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +0.36%.
The top active stocks were DBS (+3.23%), SingTel (unchanged), Hankore (-3.85%), Golden Agri (unchanged) and Keppel Corp (+0.58%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Financials which gained +1.15%. The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Financials are the above mentioned DBS and OCBC. The FTSE ST Real Estate Index, a subset of the FTSE ST Financials Index, made up of Developers and REITs, gained +0.49%.
The underperforming sector, for a second consecutive session was FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index, which declined -0.55% with Wilmar International gaining +0.63% and Thai Beverage declining -1.85%. The FTSE ST Health Care Index gained +0.30% and the FTSE ST Industrials Index declined -0.14%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were ISHARES USD ASIA BOND ETF (-0.98%), SPDR GOLD SHARES (-0.97%) and IS MSCI INDIA 100 (-4.48%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were CapitaComm (+1.07%), Ascendasreit (+0.44%) and SPH REIT (+1.02%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI21800MBeCW130829 (+8.11%), HSI22200MBeCW130927 (+13.89%) and HSI21600MBePW130829 (-12.79%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW131203 (+32.74), OCBC Bk MBeCW131101 (+3.08%) and KepCorp MBeCW131203 (-1.19%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,243.29 +21.36 3,221.93 -23.52
Volume: 2,606.9M 2,393.5M
Value: $1,137.9M $1,771.9M
Gainers/Losers: 225/209 151/323
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
1 Aug 2013
The FBM KLCI index gained 5.20 points or 0.29% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 0.59% to 16847.52 points, the Properties Index up 0.63% to 1361.17 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.09% to 8326.13 points. The market traded within a range of 16.02 points between an intra-day high of 1782.72 and a low of 1766.70 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include DAYA, SONA-WA, SONA, FLONIC, CIMB, THHEAVY, UEMS, SUMATEC, MAS and CLIQ-WA. Trading volume decreased to 1458.61 mil shares worth RM2129.82 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 1918.65 mil shares worth RM3056.51 mil.
Leading Movers were BAT (+88 sen to RM62.18), GENM (+14 sen to RM4.30), UMW (+14 sen to RM14.00), MAYBANK (+14 sen to RM10.40) and HLBANK (+12 sen to RM13.92). Lagging Movers were PETGAS (-36 sen to RM20.48), PPB (-20 sen to RM14.70), MISC (-7 sen to RM5.37), PETDAG (-6 sen to RM26.74) and AMMB (-4 sen to RM7.79). Market breadth was positive with 537 gainers as compared to 233 losers.
The FBM KLCI index edged marginally higher than yesterday to close at 1,777.82 level albeit on a thin volume, down 24%. We foresee the local bourse would continue to trade sideway as the external and internal negatives still worried investors. While across the region, most markets pare down yesterday’s losses following the better-than-expected reading in China's manufacturing index.
Date As of: 31 July 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 9,500 4,518,500 08
Stock 4,191,819,931 4,714,506,912,128 146,931
Warrant 31,457,500 1,062,715,500 813
Total 4,223,286,931 4,715,574,146,128 147,752
As of 01 Aug 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,241.27 2,524.33 716.94
Proprietary 5,126.94 4,508.34 618.60
Foreign 10,147.78 10,467.66 -319.88
Individual 14,202.55 15,218.21 -1,015.66
Total Trading Value 32,718.54 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN index closed up 0.1 percent on Thursday in slim trade, lifted by some buying in blue chips as most investors stayed out. Nine of the top 20 firms by market capitalism gained. Trade
volume in the session was the second lowest amount since July 9.
Property and energy firms led the rise, with Vingroup increasing 0.8 percent and Hoang Anh Gia Lai edging up 1 percent.
Pha Lai Thermal Power rose 1.75 percent, pharmaceuticals firm DHG Phamar soared 3.7 percent, followed by Vinacafe Bien Hoa <VCF.HM> , up 1.7 percent.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 492.43
PREV. CLOSE 491.85
% CHANGE 0.12%
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, led by regional large caps, as positive Chinese data lifted broader Asia, but Indonesia's high inflation trimmed earlier gains in the benchmark index.
The Jakarta's Composite Index ended up 0.3 percent at 4,624.34 amid weaknesses in interest rate-sensitive stocks such as banks and property , with high inflation in July raising expectations of an increase in
Shares in PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk led among bottom performers, tumbling 14.4 percent after Singapore's DBS Group Holdings Ltd pulled the plug on a $7.2 billion takeover of the Indonesian lender.
Singapore-listed DBS Group shares gained 3.2 percent, outperforming the benchmark Straits Times Index which was up 0.7 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 425.68 423.03 +0.63
Singapore 3243.29 3221.93 +0.66
Kuala Lumpur 1777.82 1772.62 +0.29
Bangkok 1437.51 1423.14 +1.01
Jakarta 4624.34 4610.38 +0.30
Manila 6661.44 6639.12 +0.34
Ho Chi Minh 492.43 491.85 +0.12
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