ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
27 August 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 72.43 points or 2.52% higher to 2945.43, taking the year-to-date performance to -12.47%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which gained closed unchanged, DBS, which gained 2.49%, OCBC Bank, which gained 3.15%, UOB, which gained 2.01% and Noble, with a 14.44% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 3.06%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 4.16%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Technology Index, which rose 7.96%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Silverlake Axis and STATS ChipPAC – ended 19.57% higher and 1.08% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index, which rose 0.14%. SingTel shares remained unchanged and StarHub rose 1.41%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Is Msci India 100 (+1.63%)
Spdr Gold Shares (-0.98%)
Sti Etf (+2.04%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (+1.38%)
Capitamall Trust (+3.45%)
Capitacom Trust (+4.74%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160111 (+17.78%)
UOB MB eCW160111 (+12.42%)
KepCorp MBeCW160201 (+15.00%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,945.43 +72.43 2,873 -13.29
Volume: 1,957.3M 2,329.1M
Value: $1,614.7M $1,542M
Gainers/Losers: 459/61 225/268
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
27 August 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 21.33 points or 1.35% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 2.13% to 14210.3 points, the Properties Index up 1.31% to 1093.19 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.50% to 6796.11 points. The market traded within a range of 21.21 points between an intra-day high of 1601.19 and a low of 1579.98 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include AIRASIA, TMS, FRONTKN, COMPUGT, CHINA50-HA, FBMKLCI-HK, IFCAMSC, SUMATEC, KNM and CHINA50-C9. Trading volume decreased to 2105.32 mil shares worth RM2316.23 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2150.74 mil shares worth RM2274.03 mil.
Leading Movers were SKPETRO (+8 sen to RM1.61), RHBCAP (+28 sen to RM6.44), AMMB (+17 sen to RM4.56), CIMB (+17 sen to RM4.88) and HLFG (+46 sen to RM13.68). Lagging Movers were WPRTS (-5 sen to RM4.12), GENM (-2 sen to RM3.89) and AXIATA (-1 sen to RM6.14). Market breadth was positive with 726 gainers as compared to 206 losers.
The KLCI rose to close at 1601.70 points, lifted by gains in heavyweight counters led by Sapurakencana and RHB Capital. The performance of our benchmark index was in line with overnight gains in US market buoyed by encouraging economic data.
Date As of: 27 August 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 19,800 10,627,300 18
Stock 7,577,852,155 7,514,572,683,744 309,596
Warrant 7,637,600 180,837,000 190
Total 7,585,509,555 7,514,764,148,044 309,804
As of 27 August 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 11,827.74 5,707.47 6,120.27
Proprietary 4,249.18 4,349.00 -99.82
Foreign 13,421.81 15,166.46 -1,744.65
Individual 22,893.09 27,168.89 -4,275.80
Total Trading Value 52,391.81 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends up 1.8 pct; volume shrinks
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI advanced 1.82 percent at the close on Thursday, posting the third consecutive rise with most big caps gaining, led by energy and banking shares, while volume was thinner.
The gain came after a sharp rebound on Wall Street eased fears of a protracted global market while oil prices climbed by around $1 a barrel on Thursday on an unexpected fall in U.S. crude inventories.
Shares in five of the country's six listed banks rallied, including Vietcombank VCB.HM , Vietnam's second-biggest firm by
market value, with a 1.46-percent rise and BIDV BID.HM that went up 3.67 percent.
Petrovietnam Gas GAS.HM outperformed the market to climb 6.99 percent, followed by PetroVietnam Drilling and Well Service Corp PVD.HM that jumped 5.04 percent.
Analysts and traders expect the index to extend its gain on Friday, after having risen a combined 5.5 percent this week.
Volume hit 127.73 million shares, below the five-day average of 158 million shares, Thomson Reuters data show.
VN Index 555.81
PREV. CLOSE 545.89
% CHANGE +1.82%
SE Asia Stocks -Rise; Indonesia posts biggest gain in 2 years on policy hopes
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday as expectations of a delay in U.S. interest rate hike lifted global market sentiment, with the Indonesian benchmark logging its biggest single-day jump in almost two years on policy package hopes and foreign investment inflows.
The Jakarta composite index .JKSE closed the day higher by 4.6 percent, its biggest single-day percentage gain since Sept.
19, 2013. Foreign investors bought shares worth a net 219 billion rupiah ($15.65 million), according to Thomson Reuters
Indonesia will soon unveil a policy package aimed at propping up the fragile rupiah IDR=ID and helping an economy growing at its slowest pace in six years, senior government officials said on Thursday.
Stocks rose around the world on Thursday, following the biggest gains on Wall Street in four years, after a U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker said the case for an interest rate increase next month "seems less compelling" than it was a few weeks ago.
Indexes in Malaysia .KLSE and the Philippines .PSI both posted their third straight gain, with domestic investors net share buyers and foreign investors net sellers.
"The second-quarter growth numbers highlight the resilience of the economy despite challenges abroad," said Philippine Stock Exchange Chairman Jose T. Pardo in a statement.
Investors bought Thai consumer shares such as CP All CPALL.BK on hopes about the government's measures expected in a month. The key SET index .SETI closed almost 3 percent higher.
Singapore's key index .FTSTI rebounded 2.5 percent after falling 0.5 percent the day before. Vietnam's index .VNI advanced 1.82 percent, marking its third straight gain.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2945.43 2873.00 +2.52
Kuala Lumpur 1601.70 1580.37 +1.35
Bangkok 1358.03 1320.08 +2.87
Jakarta 4430.63 4237.73 +4.55
Manila 7022.09 6867.92 +2.24
Ho Chi Minh 555.81 545.89 +1.82