ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
28 December 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 7.43 points or 0.22% higher to 3399.1, taking the year-to-date performance to +17.99%.
The top active stocks today were Global Logistic, which gained closed unchanged, DBS, which gained 0.08%, Singtel, which gained 0.28%, UOB, which declined 0.46% and OCBC Bank, with a 1.14% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.44%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.25%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (+0.53%)
STI ETF (unchanged)
DBXT MSCI Thailand TRN ETF (+1.13%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+0.94%)
Ascendas REIT (+0.75%)
Mapletree Log Tr (+0.76%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180412 (+0.65%)
UOB MB eCW180412 (-3.37%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW180702 (+10.20%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,399.1 +7.43 3,391.67 +13.51
Volume: 1,156.1M 1,249M
Value: $664.4M $616.6M
Gainers/Losers: 265/136 244/134
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
28 December 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 7.34 points or 0.41% on Thursday. The Finance Index increased 0.37% to 16716.14 points, the Properties Index up 0.29% to 1194.36 points and the Plantation Index down 0.48% to 7869.11 points. The market traded within a range of 12.24 points between an intra-day high of 1781.84 and a low of 1769.60 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include NETX, PUC, HUAAN, PUC-WB, SAPNRG, DGB-WA, DGB, DGSB, KINSTEL and UCREST. Trading volume increased to 2642.40 mil shares worth RM2101.94 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2312.82 mil shares worth RM1991.33 mil.
Leading Movers were PMETAL (+13 sen to RM5.37), NESTLE (+210 sen to RM102.00), TENAGA (+30 sen to RM15.42), HLBANK (+30 sen to RM17.00) and PETGAS (+20 sen to RM17.38). Lagging Movers were MISC (-10 sen to RM7.29), KLK (-32 sen to RM24.66), PPB (-18 sen to RM17.18), RHBBANK (-5 sen to RM4.95) and SIME (-2 sen to RM2.23). Market breadth was positive with 467 gainers as compared to 444 losers.
The KLCI closed higher at 1779.10 points amid overnight gain in US markets. The performance of the local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Press Metal, Nestle Malaysia and TNB.
Date As of: 28 December 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 620,100 92,610,400 42
Stock 24,562,158,041 11,874,260,942,220 288,789
Right 11,500 14,500,000 07
Warrant 626,311,932 154,939,872,618 4,511
Total 25,189,101,573 12,029,307,925,238 293,349
As of 28 December 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 7,741.23 6,647.76 1,093.47
Proprietary 7,877.99 10,125.17 -2,247.19
Foreign 18,058.12 18,414.62 -356.50
Individual 28,020.29 26,510.07 1,510.22
Total Trading Value 61,697.62 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most gain; Philippines, Indonesia climb to record closes
Southeast Asian stock markets closed firmer on Thursday as broader Asian shares scaled a decade high
on bets of a brighter outlook for the global economy and robust commodity prices, with the Philippines and Indonesia climbing to record finishes.
Philippine shares .PSI gained 0.5 percent in their fourth straight winning session as data showing a narrower budget
deficit for November added to the positive sentiment. The passage of a long-awaited tax reform plan by the Philippine Congress, a credit ratings upgrade by Fitch, and faster economic growth forecast by the World Bank had brought cheer to investors this month.
Financials accounted for almost half the gains on the index, with Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co MBT.PS closing at its highest in more than four years, while Ayala Land ALI.PS marked a near seven-week closing peak.
Vietnam shares .VNI rose to their highest close in more than 10 years, firming nearly 1 percent, on gains across the
The top robusta producer's shipment of coffee beans in December is expected to rise from a month earlier, the Vietnam government said on Wednesday, in line with traders' forecasts.
Both Vinacafe Bien Hoa VCF.HM and Vietnam Dairy Products JSC VNM.HM scaled record closes.
Indonesian shares .JKSE marked a fresh record finish, supported mainly by financials.
PT Bank Central Asia BBCA.JK rose nearly 2 percent, while PT Bank Danamon Indonesia BDMN.JK closed 3.3 percent higher.
Singapore .STI and Malaysia .KLSE also firmed, aided largely by banking stocks.
Singapore's top lender Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp OCBC.SI was the best performer on the index, closing 1 percent up at its highest in two weeks.
Meanwhile, Thai stocks .SETI slipped 0.6 percent, snapping four sessions of gains.
Furniture manufacturer Rockworth Pcl ROCK.BK tumbled over 20 percent, while construction service provider EMC Pcl EMC.BK dropped more than 11 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3399.1 3391.67 0.22
Bangkok 1743.29 1752.89 -0.55
Manila 8535.09 8490.91 0.52
Jakarta 6314.046 6277.165 0.59
Kuala Lumpur 1779.1 1771.76 0.41
Ho Chi Minh 976.72 968.46 0.85