ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
24 August 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 12.11 points or 0.37% higher to 3272.16, taking the year-to-date performance to +13.59%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.44%, Singtel, which gained 0.27%, Rowsley, which declined 4.13%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.36% and UOB, with a 1.15% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.50%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.06%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.15%)
DBXT FT China 25 ETF (+0.82%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+0.96%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.47%)
Mapletree Com Tr (unchanged)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.44%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
UOB MB eCW171016 (+18.61%)
DBS MB eCW171101 (-5.26%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW180301 (+2.13%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,272.16 +12.11 3,260.05 -3.74
Volume: 2,190.5M 1,807.1M
Value: $1,044.9M $1,012.7M
Gainers/Losers: 218/207 246/149
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
24 August 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 2.56 points or 0.14% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 0.19% to 16699.62 points, the Properties Index up 0.25% to 1266.57 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.57% to 7875.87 points. The market traded within a range of 7.24 points between an intra-day high of 1775.76 and a low of 1768.52 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include APFT, PALETTE, MLAB, JAG, PALETTE-WA, DUTALAND, TECFAST, COMPUGT, ORION and IRIS. Trading volume increased to 2132.13 mil shares worth RM1979.61 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2004.62 mil shares worth RM1967.85 mil.
Leading Movers were IJM (+10 sen to RM3.46), IOICORP (+14 sen to RM4.59), KLCC (+12 sen to RM7.88), GENM (+5 sen to RM6.05) and YTL (+1 sen to RM1.40). Lagging Movers were AMMB (-7 sen to RM4.52), HLFG (-16 sen to RM16.70), SIME (-7 sen to RM9.23), CIMB (-2 sen to RM6.72) and HAPSENG (-2 sen to RM9.08). Market breadth was positive with 433 gainers as compared to 414 losers.
The KLCI closed higher at 1775.50 points amid yesterday rally in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such IOI Corporation, KLCC and IJM Corporation.
Date As of: 24 August 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 1,114,000 119,404,100 34
Stock 12,151,058,601 6,931,638,744,164 367,356
Warrant 73,313,200 4,781,257,000 4,082
Total 12,225,485,801 6,936,539,405,264 371,472
As of 4 July 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,750.66 3,482.07 3,268.59
Proprietary 4,365.17 4,343.08 22.09
Foreign 12,685.79 14,501.63 -1,815.84
Individual 13,764.79 15,239.62 -1,474.83
Total Trading Value 37,566.40 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Higher as focus shifts to central bankers' meet
Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed higher on Thursday, in line with Asian peers, as investors looked past U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut down government, focusing instead on a meeting of central bankers in
the United States.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi are slated to speak at the annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where central bankers from across the globe are expected to tout the benefits of globalisation.
In a speech on Tuesday evening, Trump threatened a shutdown if Congress does not agree to fund constructing a wall along the border with Mexico, a signature promise of his presidential campaign.
In Southeast Asia, Thailand .SETI rose 0.1 percent, led by healthcare and industrials.
Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PCL BDMS.BK closed 3.5 percent higher, while Siam Cement PCL SCC.BK lost 0.4 percent.
Singapore .STI ended up 0.4 percent, with Jardine Cycle & Carriage JCYC.SI about 3 percent higher and Keppel Corp KPLM.SI rising 1 percent.
The island-nation's industrial production likely rose at the fastest annual pace in seven months in July, a Reuters poll
Malaysian shares .KLSE edged up, helped by telecom and consumer staples. Genting Malaysia GENM.KL inched up 0.8 percent, while Digi.Com DSOM.KL gained 0.6 percent.
Indonesia .JKSE closed 0.3 percent lower, dragged down by consumer staples and financials.
Bank Central Asia BBCA.JK fell 1 percent, while Bank Tabungan Negara BBTN.JK slipped 2.1 percent.
Asian shares ex-Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS were up 0.5 percent as of 1013 GMT.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current previous Pct Move
Singapore 3272.16 3260.05 0.37
Bangkok 1575.96 1573.38 0.16
Manila 8004.93 7998.75 0.08
Jakarta 5894.117 5914.024 -0.34
Kuala Lumpur 1775.5 1772.94 0.14
Ho Chi Minh 769.77 765.98 0.49