ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
01 December 2014
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended -44.86 points lower or -1.34% to 3305.64, taking the year-to-date performance to +4.45%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -1.46% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -2.00%. The top active stocks were Keppel Corp (-4.89%), Ezion (-15.85%), DBS (-1.31%), UOB (-0.63%) and SingTel (-1.28%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index (-0.19%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index are CapitaMall Trust (unchanged) and Ascendas REIT (-1.28%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index, which declined -6.15% with Keppel Corp’s share price declining -4.89% and Sembcorp Industries’ share price declining -5.03%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the IS MSCI India (-1.02%), SPDR Gold Shares (-1.91%), United SSE 50 China ETF (-0.55%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Ascendas REIT (-1.28%), CapitaMall Trust (unchanged), CapitaCom Trust (-0.30%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI23800MBeCW141230 (-48.65%), HSI23600MBePW141230 (+56.10%), HSI24000MBeCW150129 (-37.09%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were KepCorp MBePW150330 (+28.38%), UOB MB eCW150415 (-7.98%), DBS MB eCW150602 (-13.39%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,305.64 -44.86 3,350.5 +9.54
Volume: 1,719.7M 1,201.1M
Value: $1,265.2M $1,199.5M
Gainers/Losers: 84/400 183/220
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
1 Dec 2014
The FBM KLCI index lost 42.62 points or 2.34% on Monday. The Finance Index fell 2.22% to 15913.71 points, the Properties Index dropped 3.27% to 1353.02 points and the Plantation Index down 1.90% to 8175.4 points. The market traded within a range of 53.31 points between an intra-day high of 1821.52 and a low of 1768.21 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SKPETRO, KNM, ARMADA, DIALOG, SUMATEC, MAS, PERISAI, AIRASIA, AAX and TIGER. Trading volume increased to 2756.83 mil shares worth RM2955.93 mil as compared to Friday’s 1867.38 mil shares worth RM1994.06 mil.
Leading Movers were BAT (+240 sen to RM73.00), IOICORP (+1 sen to RM4.83), HLBANK (+2 sen to RM14.28), KLK (+4 sen to RM22.46) and GENTING (+3 sen to RM9.14). Lagging Movers were SKPETRO (-29 sen to RM2.51), PETDAG (-144 sen to RM14.64), PETCHEM (-50 sen to RM5.13), FGV (-28 sen to RM3.02) and PETGAS (-172 sen to RM21.00). Market breadth was negative with 82 gainers as compared to 981 losers.
The KLCI plunged 42.62 points to a low of 1778.27 points. Investor's sentiment was bearish on sliding oil prices to five-year low following the decline of Chinese manufacturing data in November that indicates the slowdown in global economy.
Date As of: Monday, December 01, 2014
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 1,000 469,900 10
Stock 6,327,547,610 5,777,379,932,183 217,956
Right 1,100 1,300 02
Warrant 18,332,665 1,163,378,677 781
Total 6,345,882,375 5,778,543,782,060 218,749
As of 01 Dec 2014 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,384.50 6,688.49 -304.00
Proprietary 4,463.65 4,402.38 61.26
Foreign 10,236.84 10,268.66 -31.82
Individual 28,636.37 28,361.82 274.55
Total Trading Value 49,721.35 M.Baht
Vietnam index edges up 0.25 pct, banks lead
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index bounced back 0.25 percent to end on Monday from a closing low of more than five months as banking shares led the rallies after recent strong falls.
Ho Chi Minh City-based Eximbank jumped 4.46 percent in a near six-month high trading volume of 1.08 million shares,
while Vietcombank , Vietnam's top lender by market value, closed up 1.81 percent.
The index rallied stronger in early trade as PetroVietNam Gas , Vietnam's biggest firm by market value, climbed from an eight-month low close hit on Friday due to global oil prices drop. But GAS fell 1.16 percent at the close on Monday.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 568.01
PREV. CLOSE 566.58
% CHANGE 0.25%
SE Asia Stocks-Malaysia, Singapore fall on weak oil prices
Malaysia's key stock index marked the worst drop in almost 23 months and Singapore's benchmark posted the biggest fall since mid-October on Monday as oil and gas stocks tumbled amid a fall in global oil prices to a five-year low.
Kuala Lumpur's composite index , which measures moves of 30 large-cap stocks, closed down 2.3 percent, its biggest single day loss since January 21, 2013. Shares of Sapurakencana Petroleum plunged 10 percent, the worst performer.
A capital expenditure cut plan by Malaysia's state oil firm Petroliam Nasional (Petronas) worried investors about earnings outlook of oil and gas services firms that rely on Petronas's contracts, analysts said.
In Singapore, late selling sent the Straits Times Index 1.3 percent lower at a two-week closing low of 3,305.64. Oil rig builder Sembcorp Marine slipped 5.8 percent and Keppel Corporation was down 4.9 percent.
In Bangkok, shares of the country's top energy firm PTT was down 4.9 percent, the worst since October 2011, sending the SET index into negative territory.
Indonesia's coal miner Bumi Resources fell 5.8 percent, trimming gains of the Jakarta composite index .
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 3305.64 3350.50 -1.34
Kuala Lumpur 1778.27 1820.89 -2.34
Bangkok 1593.82 1593.91 -0.01
Jakarta 5164.29 5149.88 +0.28
Manila 7331.73 7294.38 +0.51
Ho Chi Minh 568.01 566.58 +0.25