ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
02 August 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 10.6 points or 0.32% higher to 3348.8, taking the year-to-date performance to +16.25%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were OCBC Bank, which gained 0.35%, DBS, which gained 1.09%, Singtel, which declined 0.52%, UOB, which gained 0.29% and Global Logistic, with a closed unchanged.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.40%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.17%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
DBXT Stoxx Glob Div 100 ETF (unchanged)
Abf Spore Bond Index Fund ETF (+0.43%)
Cimb S&P Asia Pacific Dividend (-0.61%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Mapletree Com Tr (-1.89%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+0.50%)
Ascendas REIT (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW171016 (+14.61%)
KepCorp MBePW171002 (-1.32%)
UOB MB eCW171016 (+5.88%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,348.8 +10.6 3,338.2 +8.68
Volume: 2,014.4M 2,690.2M
Value: $1,357.5M $1,297.2M
Gainers/Losers: 245/204 250/191
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
2 August 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 5.48 points or 0.31% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.24% to 16793.72 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.41% to 1252.49 points and the Plantation Index down 0.06% to 7839.29 points. The market traded within a range of 3.52 points between an intra-day high of 1771.32 and a low of 1767.80 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include FRONTKN, HENGYUAN-CA, LCTITAN-CF, SYSTECH, AT, IFCAMSC, JAG, VIVOCOM, ORION-WA and LCTITAN. Trading volume decreased to 1802.63 mil shares worth RM1748.41 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 1935.14 mil shares worth RM2583.50 mil.
Leading Movers were MISC (+24 sen to RM7.60), GENTING (+9 sen to RM9.75), BAT (+38 sen to RM44.80), IHH (+5 sen to RM5.96) and CIMB (+5 sen to RM6.56). Lagging Movers were HAPSENG (-6 sen to RM9.00), GENM (-4 sen to RM6.06), IOICORP (-2 sen to RM4.45), WPRTS (-1 sen to RM3.66) and PETDAG (-4 sen to RM23.74). Market breadth was negative with 384 gainers as compared to 446 losers.
The KLCI extended its gains by ending higher at 1770.61 points, tracking the positive performance in Wall Street overnight. Our local bourse advanced on bargain hunting.
Date As of: 02 August 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 9,373,500 4,680,914,300 17
Stock 9,423,630,073 7,306,758,874,176 279,514
Warrant 55,528,500 2,276,807,200 1,734
Total 9,488,532,073 7,313,716,595,676 281,265
As of 2 August 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,547.87 4,925.27 1,622.60
Proprietary 4,397.13 3,899.88 497.26
Foreign 13,605.78 15,850.54 -2,244.76
Individual 17,187.15 17,062.25 124.90
Total Trading Value 41,737.93 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most higher; Philippines falls for 3rd straight day
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Wednesday tracking mild gains in Asian shares, while
Philippines fell for a third straight session on disappointing second-quarter results.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was steady near its highest since late 2007.
The Philippine index .PSI gave up early gains to end 0.4 percent lower on lacklustre results and profit booking. The
index scaled a near one-year high late last week and is up more than 15 percent in the year so far.
Consumer cyclicals and utilities were the top losers with Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc AEV.PS and SM Investments Corp SM.PS ending 3.7 percent and 1.3 percent lower, respectively.
"I guess investors are a bit disappointed so far with second-quarter earnings," said Lexter Azurin, a senior analyst
with Manila-based AB Capital Securities.
Thailand .SETI gained for a second straight session and closed 0.3 percent higher, supported by financials, industrials
and technology stocks.
Bangkok Bank PCL BBL.BK ended 0.3 percent higher, while Airports of Thailand PCL AOT.BK closed 0.5 percent up.
Among other gainers, Indonesia .JKSE closed 0.3 percent higher, helped by materials and consumer staples.
Cement producer Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa Tbk PT INTP.JK rose 9.7 percent, while cigarette maker Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk PT HMSP.JK closed 2.6 percent higher.
An index of the region's 45 most liquid stock .JKLQ45 added 0.6 percent.
Singapore shares .STI too rose for a second straight session and closed 0.3 percent higher, helped by gains in
financials and consumer stocks. DBS Group Holdings Ltd DBSM.SI closed 1.1 percent higher.
The city-state's July manufacturing PMI data is expected later in the day. ECONASIA
Malaysian shares .KLSE added 0.3 percent, with the broad-based gains led by industrials and telecom stocks.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3348.8 3338.2 0.32
Bangkok 1580.54 1576.45 0.26
Manila 7872.65 7906.6 -0.43
Jakarta 5824.249 5805.205 0.33
Kuala Lumpur 1770.61 1765.13 0.31
Ho Chi Minh 786.23 786.81 -0.07