ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
23 December 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 10.68 points or 0.37% higher to 2863.65, taking the year-to-date performance to -14.90%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 1.16%, SingTel, which closed unchanged, Noble, which gained 4.55%, CapitaLand, which gained 0.61% and YZJ Shipbuilding, with a 2.83% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.63%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.69%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Basic Materials Index, which rose 1.27%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Midas Holdings and NSL – ended 1.75% higher and 1.73% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Utilities Index, which slipped 0.44%. China Everbright Water shares rose 0.81% and SIIC Environment Holdings remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Is Msci India 100 (+1.20%)
Sti Etf (+0.34%)
Dbxt Ftse Vietnam Etf 10 (-1.63%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (unchanged)
Capitamall Trust (unchanged)
Suntec Reit (+0.33%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160215 (+10.44%)
DBS MB eCW160704 (+6.25%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,863.65 +10.68 2,852.97 +7.42
Volume: 1,262M 1,208M
Value: $709.1M $664.3M
Gainers/Losers: 250/153 223/159
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
23 December 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 20.25 points or 1.23% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.22% to 14013.94 points, the Properties Index up 0.75% to 1176.76 points and the Plantation Index rose 1.78% to 7505.73 points. The market traded within a range of 22.37 points between an intra-day high of 1663.51 and a low of 1641.14 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SUPERMX-C8, SMTRACK, APFT, DNONCE, GSB, WCT-WC, BORNOIL-WC, INSTACO, WCT-WE and FBMKLCI-HK. Trading volume increased to 1630.76 mil shares worth RM1634.98 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 1623.84 mil shares worth RM1576.38 mil.
Leading Movers were SKPETRO (+10 sen to RM1.81), GENM (+19 sen to RM4.39), DIGI (+20 sen to RM5.30), IOICORP (+13 sen to RM4.30) and MAXIS (+20 sen to RM6.75). Lagging Movers were HLBANK (-28 sen to RM13.24), BAT (-16 sen to RM53.46), AMMB (-1 sen to RM4.35) and UMW (-1 sen to RM7.66). Market breadth was positive with 551 gainers as compared to 331 losers.
The KLCI closed higher at 1663.51 points amid overnight gains in Wall Street after the U.S. economy expanded at a revised 2% annualized rate in the third quarter, buoyed by consumer spending.
Date As of: 23 December 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 94,800 71,639,100 13
Stock 14,009,998,432 6,176,888,757,493 166,754
Right 50,000 50,000 01
Warrant 14,022,300 188,513,100 1,259
Total 14,024,165,532 6,177,148,959,693 168,027
As of 23 December 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,877.30 3,336.21 2,541.09
Proprietary 5,067.02 2,977.79 2,089.23
Foreign 9,906.21 15,136.51 -5,230.30
Individual 20,023.78 19,423.80 599.98
Total Trading Value 40,874.32 M.Baht
Vietnam index falls 0.4 pct in mixed trade
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI ended down 0.37 percent on Wednesday, marking its fourth consecutive fall, with shares moving marginally in mixed trade.
Dairy products maker Vinamilk VNM.HM , the country's top company by market value, led falls with a drop of 0.8 percent, followed by lender VietinBank CTG.HM , which declined 1.09 percent.
Energy stocks edged up after U.S. crude prices briefly rose to a premium over internationally traded Brent following a report of a surprise dip in U.S. inventories. PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM rose 0.24 percent.
The index, Southeast Asia's best performer this year, has lost 1.56 percent so far this month.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 564.27
PREV. CLOSE 566.35
% CHANGE -0.37%
SE Asia Stocks-Most higher; foreign investors lead share buys
Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose in line with Asia and on a rebound in oil prices on Wednesday, with key indexes in Malaysia and the Philippines closing at multi-week highs ahead of market holidays on buying led by foreign investors.
The Philippines' index .PSI was up 0.5 percent at 7,002.42, the highest close since Dec. 2. Foreign investors bought a net 515 million peso ($10.90 million), including shares of power generation First Gen Corp FGEN.PS .
The Kuala Lumpur composite index .KLSE climbed 1.2 percent to 1,663.51, the highest close since Dec. 8, with Petronas Chemicals Group PCGB.KL and Tenaga Nasional TENA.KL most actively traded by turnover.
Stocks in Indonesia .JKSE extended gains for a third day.
Stock markets in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia will be closed on Thursday and Friday for public holidays.
Singapore .STI rose for a second day. The city-state bourse will trade half-day on Thursday and will shut on Friday.
Thai stocks .SETI advanced 1 percent, with domestic mutual funds among buyers. The Thai bourse said foreign investors sold shares worth a net 5.2 billion baht ($144.28 million) after offloading a net 27.4 billion baht over the past twelve days.
Vietnam .VNI ended down 0.37 percent, a fourth consecutive fall, with shares moving marginally in mixed trade.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2863.65 2852.97 +0.37
Kuala Lumpur 1663.51 1643.26 +1.23
Bangkok 1274.50 1261.66 +1.02
Jakarta 4522.65 4517.57 +0.11
Manila 7002.42 6966.18 +0.52
Ho Chi Minh 564.27 566.35 -0.37