ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
21 February 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 39.7 points or 1.14% higher to 3516.23, taking the year-to-date performance to +3.33%. For more observations, go to sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 2.76%, UOB, which gained 1.40%, OCBC Bank, which gained 1.33%, Singtel, which declined 0.30% and Genting Sing, with a 0.78% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.66%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.31%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Cimb S&P Asia Pacific Dividend (-0.11%)
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.55%)
Lion-Phillip S-REIT (-0.87%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Mapletree Log Tr (-0.82%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.50%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-0.57%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180808 (unchanged)
UOB MB eCW180802 (+13.95%)
DBS MB eCW180416 (+28.26%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,516.23 +39.7 3,476.53 -11.35
Volume: 1,860.2M 1,912.5M
Value: $1,573.9M $1,306.1M
Gainers/Losers: 278/157 180/280
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
21 February 2018
The FBM KLCI index gained 2.18 points or 0.12% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.49% to 17868.8 points, the Properties Index up 0.32% to 1197.27 points and the Plantation Index down 0.02% to 8058.72 points. The market traded within a range of 8.29 points between an intra-day high of 1860.43 and a low of 1852.14 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include HIBISCS, SUMATEC, HIBISCS-CC, HUAAN, PUC, SAPNRG, MBSB, DGB, DRBHCOMC37 and DRBHCOM. Trading volume increased to 2281.52 mil shares worth RM2531.15 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 2275.56 mil shares worth RM2100.43 mil.
Leading Movers were RHBBANK (+9 sen to RM5.32), YTL (+2 sen to RM1.50), DIGI (+5 sen to RM4.94), HLBANK (+14 sen to RM18.64) and PPB (+10 sen to RM17.76). Lagging Movers were GENM (-11 sen to RM5.39), IHH (-10 sen to RM6.03), ASTRO (-1 sen to RM2.59), SIMEPLT (-2 sen to RM5.53) and AMMB (-1 sen to RM4.63). Market breadth was positive with 605 gainers as compared to 330 losers.
The KLCI inched up and closed higher at 1858.17 points despite overnight losses in US market. The performance of our local bourse was in tandem with most of our regional peers following a recovery in US dollar.
Date As of: 21 February 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 624,700 68,318,400 35
Stock 20,046,582,659 9,854,996,593,859 502,079
Warrant 64,924,800 21,920,281,400 2,513
Total 20,112,132,159 9,876,985,193,659 504,627
Board appoints Pakorn Peetathawatchai as 13th president
BANGKOK, February 21, 2018 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET)'s Board of Governors today appoints Pakorn Peetathawatchai as the exchange's 13th president, with a four-year term running from June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2022.
As a veteran in financial industry, with an ability to spearhead SET strategic direction to drive the Thai capital market in terms of quality and quantity to the next growth stage of digital era, in conjunction with raising up the Thai capital market in international playing field, so as to make the Thai capital market work for everyone, Pakorn, aged 54, has earned his Doctoral of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from Boston University, the United States, after graduating with Master of Business Administration in Finance from University of Wisconsin, the United States, and Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang. Pakorn has joined SET since 2010 as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Markets
Division and currently serving as Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy Division and Head of Finance & Investment Division, was appointed.
In addition, he also has extensive working experiences in several industries.
Prior to joining SET, he used to work as Senior Executive Vice President,Finance at Mitr Phol Sugar Corp., Ltd.; and Executive Vice President, Group Head, Treasury Group at The Siam Commercial Bank pcl.
As of 21 February 2017
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,383.61 21,929.52 -16,545.90
Proprietary 8,727.15 10,355.16 -1,628.01
Foreign 24,873.27 24,004.32 868.95
Individual 45,197.81 27,892.85 17,304.96
Total Trading Value 84,181.85 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most gain; Singapore up over 1 pct
* Singapore up 1.1 pct as banks lead
* Vietnam surges 2.6 pct
* Philippine shares snap 5 sessions of gains
Feb 21 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended in positive territory on Wednesday, with Singapore recording its
best close since early February led by financials.
Asian peers gained while the dollar advanced as traders' near-term focus shifted to the minutes of the Federal Reserve's
last policy meeting for hints on the future pace of U.S. monetary tightening.
Asia shares ex-Japan rose as much as 0.9 percent to an over two-week high.
Singapore shares .STI climbed 1.1 percent, with top bank DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI rising 2.8 percent to a record close.
Peers United Overseas Bank UOBH.SI and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation OCBC.SI gained 1.4 percent and 1.3
Electronics services provider Venture Corporation Ltd VENM.SI surged 3.6 percent to its highest close since early 2000.
The city-state's headline inflation rate in January was likely unchanged from a month earlier, while the annual core
inflation rate rose slightly, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. The data is due Friday at 0500 GMT.
Vietnam shares .VNI resumed trade on a strong note after a five-day holiday, surging 2.6 percent to their best close since Feb. 2.
Vinamilk VNM.HM was the top contributor, up 5 percent in its biggest jump since Nov. 13.
Vietnam is the best performer in the region so far this year, having risen 10.5 percent.
Malaysian shares .KLSE ended marginally higher, its sixth session on top out of seven, while Indonesia shares .JKSE were
0.3 percent lower.
Philippine shares .PSI broke a five-session winning streak and finished 1.3 percent lower with broad-based losses.
Ayala Land ALI.PS and SM Investments SM.PS were the biggest drags, falling 2.2 percent and 1.4 percent, respectively.
Universal Robina Corp URC.PS dropped 2.9 percent ahead of its quarterly results to settle at its lowest since
Thai shares .SETI ended flat, with gains in oil and gas giant PTT Pcl PTT.BK marginally outweighing losses in most
PTT surged 6.5 percent to its all-time best close after reporting a 43 percent rise in full-year net profit.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3516.23 3476.53 1.14
Bangkok 1801.16 1801.02 0.01
Manila 8613.65 8722.7 -1.25
Jakarta 6643.4 6662.876 -0.29
Kuala Lumpur 1858.17 1855.99 0.12
Ho Chi Minh 1087.15 1059.73 2.59