ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
03 December 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 1.09 points lower or -0.03% to 3,187.67, taking the year-to-date performance to +0.65%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.50% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +0.20%. The top active stocks were SingTel (-0.80%), DBS (unchanged), Noble Group (-0.93%), UOB (+0.19%) and Ezra (+8.99%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Utilities Index (+1.63%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Basic Utilities Index are United Envirotech (+0.61%) and Hyflux (+1.71%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Technology Index, which declined -1.70% with Liongold Corporation’s share price declining -4.55% and STATS ChipPAC’s share price declining -1.59%. The FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index declined -0.72%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the iShares MSCI India (-1.83%), SPDR Gold Shares (-1.46%) and DBXT CSI300 ETF (+0.39%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Ascendas REIT (-0.89%), CapitaMall Trust (-1.02%) and Suntec REIT (unchanged).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI24000MBeCW140129 (-6.90%), HSI23600MBeCW131230 (-7.30%) and HSI23600MBePW140129 (+5.61%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW140204 (unchanged), KepCorp MBeCW140203 (+1.91%) and UOB MB eCW140103 (+8.57%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,187.67 -1.09 3,188.76 +12.41
Volume: 1,392.6M 1,484.6M
Value: $851.7M $686.3M
Gainers/Losers: 166/237 169/226
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
3 Dec 2013
The FBM KLCI index gained 6.14 points or 0.34% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.41% to 16770.11 points, the Properties Index up 0.61% to 1276.31 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.60% to 8913.12 points. The market traded within a range of 18.46 points between an intra-day high of 1840.12 and a low of 1821.66 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include TIGER-OR, DSCSOL, TENAGA, TIGER, YTLPOWR, AIRASIA, CIMB, AXIATA, IOICORP and GAMUDA. Trading volume decreased to 1241.14 mil shares worth RM2102.39 mil as compared to Monday’s 1259.51 mil shares worth RM1392.97 mil.
Leading Movers were TENAGA (+83 sen to RM10.72), UMW (+24 sen to RM12.50), FGV (+21 sen to RM4.59), CIMB (+7 sen to RM7.62) and PETDAG (+6 sen to RM30.66). Lagging Movers were PETGAS (-74 sen to RM23.48), PPB (-20 sen to RM15.10), GENTING (-14 sen to RM10.20), GENM (-11 sen to RM4.18) and SKPETRO (-5 sen to RM4.40). Market breadth was negative with 325 gainers as compared to 445 losers.
The KLCI extended yesterday’s gains by rising 6.14 points to close at 1824.29, despite overnight losses in the US market. The gains in the local bourse were mainly lifted by Tenaga Nasional following the hike of electricity tariffs by next year.
Date As of: 03 December 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
Total 4,283,403,789 3,887,845,743,415 119,174
ETF 9,000 5,003,000 18
Stock 4,252,588,789 3,886,890,409,915 118,603
Right 4,836,000 114,333,500 61
Warrant 25,970,000 835,997,000 492
As of 3 December 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,794.44 2,814.79 3,979.65
Proprietary 4,382.45 4,950.34 -567.89
Foreign 11,441.30 17,361.80 -5,920.50
Individual 25,928.18 23,419.44 2,508.74
Total Trading Value 48,546.36 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index closed up 0.61 percent on Tuesday in surging liquidity as investors were hoping for a government approval of a higher foreign ownership in listed firms, analysts said.
Foreign investors could be allowed to increase their voting rights to 60 percent in several listed firms, from 49 percent now, based on a draft proposal submitted in mid November.
The index surpassed its resistance level of 513 points, hitting beyond 514 points before closing at 511.62 points.
Volume surged 62 percent to 125.5 million shares, Reuters data showed.
Shares of real estate firm Vingroup rose 1.43 percent and dairy product maker Vinamilk climbed 0.71 percent.
Refrigeration Electrical Engineering Corp gained 4.2 percent to 29,800 dong ($1.41) each, with 5.3 million shares traded, the highest volume since May 21, Reuters data showed.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 511.62
PREV. CLOSE 508.53
% CHANGE 0.61%
Thai shares gained on Tuesday on hopes of easing political tension after the government ordered police to avoid violence, while other Southeast Asian equities ended mixed
due to worries the U.S. Federal Reserve would soon trim its stimulus.
Thailand's SET index gained 0.7 percent, led by financials, to end at a near two-week high.
Thailand's government ordered police on Tuesday to stop confronting protesters demanding the resignation of the prime minister, raising hopes that days of political violence may end, but the leader of the campaign said the fight would go on.
Foreign investors, however, sold 5.92 billion baht ($184.02 million) worth of Thai shares, extending foreign outflows to 18.61 billion baht in the last five sessions.
Malaysia's broader index hit a record high of 1,840.12, surpassing its earlier peak of 1,826.22 touched in May. The index ended up 0.3 percent on Tuesday.
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index rose 0.6 percent in surging liquidity as investors were hoping for government approval of higher foreign ownership in listed firms.
Singapore's Straits Times Index ended weaker by 0.03 percent, while Jakarta shares lost 0.8 percent, underperforming most regional stocks. The Philippine index dropped 0.7 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 400.80 401.65 -0.21
Singapore 3187.67 3188.76 -0.03
Kuala Lumpur 1824.29 1818.15 +0.34
Bangkok 1383.89 1374.26 +0.70
Jakarta 4288.76 4321.98 -0.77
Manila 6179.50 6223.37 -0.70
Ho Chi Minh 511.62 508.53 +0.61
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