ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
15 February 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 16.01 points or 0.52% higher to 3088.48, taking the year-to-date performance to +7.14%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were ThaiBev, which gained 6.82%, DBS, which declined 0.16%, Noble, which gained 9.09%, Singtel, which gained 0.76% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.21% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.29%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.06%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (+0.65%)
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.23%)
IS MSCI India (-0.96%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (unchanged)
Suntec REIT (-0.29%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.50%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
OCBC Bk MB eCW171002 (+1.85%)
DBS MB eCW170710 (-3.61%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,088.48 +16.01 3,072.47 -39.16
Volume: 3,253.5M 3,328.2M
Value: $1,473.7M $1,472.2M
Gainers/Losers: 299/187 176/310
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
15 February 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 0.89 points or 0.05% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.06% to 15124.18 points, the Properties Index up 0.29% to 1204. 2 points and the Plantation Index down 0.52% to 8201.19 points. The market traded within a range of 6.23 points between an intra-day high of 1713.47 and a low of 1707.24 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include MTRONIC, HIBISCS, NEXGRAM, STERPRO, UEMS, NETX, THHEAVY, MATANG, VIS and IFCAMSC. Trading volume increased to 2300.12 mil shares worth RM2555.97 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 2180.84 mil shares worth RM2558.93 mil.
Leading Movers were BAT (+100 sen to RM49.00), GENTING (+17 sen to RM8.78), MISC (+8 sen to RM7.70), ASTRO (+2 sen to RM2.81) and YTL (+1 sen to RM1.55). Lagging Movers were SIME (-11 sen to RM9.10), IHH (-5 sen to RM6.20), HLBANK (-10 sen to RM13.48), AXIATA (-3 sen to RM5.00) and DIGI (-3 sen to RM5.06). Market breadth was negative with 418 gainers as compared to 469 losers.
The KLCI was little changed and edged up to 1709.79 points amid overnight rally in US market. The market sentiment was muted as investors remained cautious following Janet Yellen flagged a possible interest rate rise next month.
As of 15 February 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,422.03 8,108.50 -1,686.47
Proprietary 7,852.16 7,223.49 628.67
Foreign 21,517.30 24,060.62 -2,543.31
Individual 30,287.61 26,686.49 3,601.12
Total Trading Value 66,079.10 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Vietnam hits 9-yr high as focus returns to banks
Vietnam shares hit their highest since Feb 2008 on Wednesday, led by gains in financials, while most other Southeast Asian markets rose ahead of key U.S. economic data that could influence Federal Reserve's rate hike decision.
The consumer price index is expected to have risen 0.3 percent in January after a similar gain in December, while
retail sales are likely to have risen 0.1 percent in January after advancing 0.6 percent the previous month.
Vietnam index .VNI rose for a fourth straight session to close 0.8 percent higher. Trading volumes were 1.5 times the
"It looks like basket trading in a couple of key stocks ... we are seeing a return to favour of some of the banks," said
Fiachra Mac Cana, head of research at Ho Chi Minh Securities.
"We are sitting on top of a major resistance line right now ... we may see the markets consolidate at current levels," Mac Cana added.
Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade CTG.HM added 3.5 percent to end at its highest in nearly 15 months. Vietcombank VCB.HM gained 0.8 percent.
Vingroup JSC VIC.HM rose 4.6 percent to close at its highest since Sept. 30, 2016. The real estate company's stock
traded heavily, clocking over four-times its 30-day average.
Singapore .STI rose 0.5 percent, lifted primarily by Thai Beverage PCL TBEV.SI , up 6.8 percent at its highest in three months after reporting a 28 percent jump in its quarterly net profit. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nFWN1FZ0P8
Index heavyweight Singapore Telecommunications Ltd STEL.SI rose 0.8 percent to close at its highest since Oct 2016.
Philippines .PSI reversed early gains and fell 0.5 percent to its lowest in almost a month, weighed down by financial
Conglomerate Ayala Corp AC.PS and Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI.PS closed 1.8 percent lower. In contrast,
International Container Terminal Services Inc ICT.PS gained 2.8 percent, recovering from the previous sessions heavy losses.
The Indonesian stock market .JKSE was closed for local elections.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current prev close Pct Move
Singapore 3088.48 3072.47 0.52
Bangkok 1573.37 1572.24 0.07
Manila 7174.3 7206.84 -0.45
Kuala Lumpur 1709.79 1708.9 0.05
Ho Chi Minh 711.57 706.26 0.75