ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
01 August 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 8.68 points or 0.26% higher to 3338.2, taking the year-to-date performance to +15.88%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 1.53%, Singtel, which declined 2.77%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.26%, UOB, which gained 1.08% and CapitaLand, with a 1.63% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.27%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.26%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (+0.12%)
STI ETF (+0.60%)
DBXT MSCI Thailand TRN ETF (-0.54%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+0.50%)
Ascendas REIT (-0.74%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-0.29%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW171016 (+12.66%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW171201 (+1.32%)
UOB MB eCW171016 (+6.25%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,338.2 +8.68 3,329.52 -1.23
Volume: 2,690.2M 2,788.9M
Value: $1,297.2M $1,369.5M
Gainers/Losers: 250/191 226/210
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
1 August 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 5.10 points or 0.29% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.54% to 16753.09 points, the Properties Index up 0.03% to 1257.69 points and the Plantation Index down 0.16% to 7843.8 points. The market traded within a range of 6.64 points between an intra-day high of 1769.52 and a low of 1762.88 during the session.
]Actively traded stocks include FRONTKN, SYSTECH, LCTITAN, LCTITAN-CB, KRONO, MPAY, SUMATEC, LCTITAN-CE, LCTITAN-CA and MTOUCHE. Trading volume decreased to 1935.14 mil shares worth RM2583.50 mil as compared to Monday’s 1935.14 mil shares worth RM2583.50 mil.
Leading Movers were GENM (+10 sen to RM6.10), PBBANK (+32 sen to RM20.60), MAYBANK (+11 sen to RM9.65), AMMB (+5 sen to RM5.00) and BAT (+42 sen to RM44.42). Lagging Movers were WPRTS (-0 sen to RM3.67), IJM (-4 sen to RM3.43), KLK (-20 sen to RM24.60), SIME (-7 sen to RM9.38) and GENTING (-6 sen to RM9.66). Market breadth was negative with 297 gainers as compared to 542 losers.
The KLCI halted its losing streak after gained 5.10 points to 1765.13 points despite overnight mixed performance in US markets. The gain in our benchmark index was underpinned by buying in heavyweight counters, led by Genting Malaysia.
Date As of: 01 August 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 28,770,100 6,764,054,200 58
Stock 8,818,688,098 6,818,068,982,387 293,150
Warrant 123,251,900 7,951,610,700 1,870
Total 8,970,710,098 6,832,784,647,287 295,078
As of 1 August 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,118.08 4,506.22 611.86
Proprietary 4,572.50 4,639.15 -66.66
Foreign 13,518.99 13,987.76 -468.77
Individual 15,885.80 15,962.23 -76.44
Total Trading Value 39,095.36 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Philippines falls over 1 pct; Vietnam hits fresh 9-yr high
Philippine stocks fell more than 1 percent on caution ahead of quarterly results from market heavyweights,
while most other indexes in Southeast Asia ended largely up, with Vietnam scaling a fresh nine-year high.
The Philippine Stock Exchange PSEI Index .PSI ended 1.4 percent lower, its steepest fall in about three months, on
losses across sectors, with financials and telecom stocks falling the most.
Month-end window dressing, which led to losses on the index in the previous session, continued to weigh on the market, said Joseph Roxas, president of Manila-based Eagle Equities Inc.
Technicals show a failure to convincingly breach the 8,046-8,048 level is also weighing on the index, Roxas added.
Index heavyweight SM Prime Holdings Inc SMPH.PS closed 3 percent lower. Telecom company PLDT Inc TEL.PS , which is expected to report quarterly results later in the day, fell 2.1 percent to its lowest in over two months.
"I think there is some anticipation about second-quarter results which are due anytime. One of the heavyweights is of
course PLDT and expectations are not good for that," Roxas said.
Indonesian shares .JKSE closed 0.6 percent lower, dragged down by consumer stocks and financials.
The country's factory output contracted again in July, data from the Nikkei Indonesia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index showed.
Vietnam .VNI rose 0.4 percent to hit its highest close since February 2008, supported by energy stocks and consumer
Thai shares .SETI recovered from early losses to end largely flat, after government data showed Thai annual headline
consumer prices, which slipped the two previous months, rose slightly in July.
Consumer staples gained the most, with Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL CPF.BK ending 0.4 percent up.
Malaysian shares .KLSE finished 0.3 percent higher, with financials and telecom stocks leading the gains.
Singapore eked out a small gain to end the session 0.1 percent higher.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3338.2 3329.52 0.26
Bangkok 1576.45 1576.08 0.02
Manila 7906.6 8018.05 -1.39
Jakarta 5805.205 5840.939 -0.61
Kuala Lumpur 1765.13 1760.03 0.29
Ho Chi Minh 786.81 783.55 0.42