ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
11 December 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.83 points or 0.49% lower to 2834.63, taking the year-to-date performance to -15.77%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which declined 0.26%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.23%, DBS, which declined 0.30%, UOB, which declined 0.47% and NOL, with a 0.41% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.58%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.87%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which closed unchanged. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Raffles Medical Group and Tianjin Zhongxin Pharmaceutical Group Corporation – ended 1.17% higher and 1.38% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Industrials Index, which slipped 1.56%. Jardine Matheson Holdings shares declined 2.96% and Jardine Strategic Holdings declined 1.77%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Sti Etf (-0.69%)
Dbxt Msci Indonesia Etf 10 (-1.35%)
Is Msci India 100 (-1.08%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (-0.88%)
Bhg Retail Reit (unchanged)
Capitamall Trust (-0.79%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB EPW160404 (+3.65%)
DBS MB eCW160704 (-3.20%)
UOB MB eCW160704 (-3.01%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,834.63 -13.83 2,848.46 -12.73
Volume: 970.8M 990.4M
Value: $825.2M $879M
Gainers/Losers: 125/257 114/262
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
11 December 2015
The FBM KLCI index lost 8.51 points or 0.52% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.64% to 14016.79 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.41% to 1175.81 points and the Plantation Index down 0.08% to 7352.65 points. The market traded within a range of 10.00 points between an intra-day high of 1650.14 and a low of 1640.14 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include RSENA-WA, RSENA, XOX, INSTACO, SKPETRO, GENETEC, TENAGA, EDEN, EFFICEN and INSTACO-WB. Trading volume decreased to 1606.62 mil shares worth RM1878.54 mil as compared to Thursday’s 2059.56 mil shares worth RM1942.89 mil.
Leading Movers were BAT (+390 sen to RM57.00), KLK (+18 sen to RM22.14), AXIATA (+2 sen to RM6.08), WPRTS (+1 sen to RM4.12) and HLBANK (+2 sen to RM13.22). Lagging Movers were UMW (-23 sen to RM7.59), SIME (-21 sen to RM7.23), ASTRO (-6 sen to RM2.67), CIMB (-8 sen to RM4.44) and AMMB (-6 sen to RM4.42). Market breadth was negative with 306 gainers as compared to 477 losers.
The KLCI remained in red territory with last minute plunge and closed lower at 1640.14 points despite overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was in line with most of our regional peers as investors remained cautious before big events next week.
Date As of: 11 December 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 12,000 4,712,700 12
Stock 3,550,741,033 5,854,745,937,753 198,356
Warrant 2,637,100 108,520,400 41
Total 3,553,390,133 5,854,859,170,853 198,409
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,126.31 2,918.09 208.22
Proprietary 3,604.47 3,418.96 185.51
Foreign 13,276.94 14,903.05 -1,626.11
Individual 28,065.50 26,833.12 1,232.38
Total Trading Value 48,073.22 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends up 0.4 pct in steady trade
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI closed up 0.43 percent on Friday after two sessions of losses with blue chips mixed in steady volume.
Vietcombank VCB.HM , the country's top lender by market value, edged up 0.24 percent, food producer Masan Group MSN.HM dropped 0.7 percent and dairy products maker Vinamilk VNM.HM stood unchanged.
Foreign investors offloaded a net 49.7 billion dong ($2.21 million) worth of equities, posting their ninth straight session of selling, according to exchange data.
Volume was 99.4 million shares, slightly below the five-day average of 102.3 million, while the index, Southeast Asia's best performer this year, posted its fifth straight weekly loss with a drop of 1.43 percent.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 563.43
PREV. CLOSE 561.04
% CHANGE +0.43%
SE Asia Stocks-Mostly down; Indonesia posts third weekly loss
Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday as investors awaited a rate hike decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve, with Indonesia leading the decline as weak domestic economic data weighed on sentiment.
The Jakarta Composite Index .JKSE fell 1.6 percent, ending the session at its lowest close since Oct. 6, and notching up a third weekly loss.
"Investors' worries are dominated by fluctuations that are taking place ahead of the FOMC meeting next week," BNI Securities in Jakarta said. "Meanwhile, the regional slowdown, like in China and in Indonesia itself, also remains in focus."
Data released on Thursday showing a drop in monthly motorcycle sales and weaker growth in cement sales renewed concerns about weak demand in Indonesia, analysts said, ahead of car sales data and international trade data next week.
The country's largest automotive distributor, PT Astra International Tbk ASII.JK , dropped 5.2 percent on Friday, its biggest one-day fall in two months.
The Philippine index .PSI closed 1.3 percent lower on Friday and lost 2.7 percent for the week. Among the biggest decliners was Philippine Long Distance Company TEL.PS , which fell 4 percent.
Thailand's SET index .SETI fell 1.3 percent, while Vietnam .VNI bucked the trend, gaining 0.4 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev close Pct Move
Singapore 2834.63 2848.46 -0.49
Bangkok 1280.92 1297.82 -1.30
Manila 6735.01 6820.6 -1.25
Jakarta 4393.522 4466.21 -1.63
Kuala Lumpur 1640.14 1648.65 -0.52
Ho Chi Minh 563.43 561.04 0.43