ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
15 February 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 40.65 points or 1.19% higher to 3443.51, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.19%. For more observations, go to sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 0.89%, UOB, which gained 3.05%, OCBC Bank, which gained 4.24%, ThaiBev, which declined 6.59% and Singtel, with a 0.60% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.82%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.50%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (+1.47%)
Nikkoam-Stc Asia REIT (+0.56%)
SPDR Gold Shares (+1.62%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.51%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (unchanged)
Ascendas REIT (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
OCBC Bk MB eCW180702 (+50.00%)
DBS MB eCW180412 (+2.70%)
UOB MB eCW180412 (+46.43%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,443.51 +40.65 3,402.86 -12.21
Volume: 1,098.6M 1,887.3M
Value: $1,044.1M $1,598.4M
Gainers/Losers: 272/123 212/243
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
15 February 2018
The FBM KLCI index gained 3.35 points or 0.18% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 0.08% to 17594.41 points, the Properties Index up 0.11% to 1181.3 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.04% to 7996.97 points. The market traded within a range of 4.74 points between an intra-day high of 1842.73 and a low of 1837.99 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include HIBISCS-CC, PUC, HIBISCS, BORNOIL, SAPNRG, HIBISCS-CA, HUAAN, UMWOG, FINTEC and SIME. Trading volume decreased to 1113.28 mil shares worth RM1071.79 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 1931.87 mil shares worth RM1987.79 mil.
Leading Movers were NESTLE (+210 sen to RM119.40), SIMEPLT (+9 sen to RM5.49), ASTRO (+3 sen to RM2.60), PMETAL (+6 sen to RM5.69) and DIGI (+5 sen to RM4.88). Lagging Movers were PBBANK (-20 sen to RM21.84), MISC (-4 sen to RM7.04), HLFG (-6 sen to RM18.26), MAYBANK (-2 sen to RM10.10) and YTL (-0 sen to RM1.42). Market breadth was positive with 544 gainers as compared to 213 losers.
The KLCI closed higher at 1838.28 points amid overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest led by Nestle.
Date As of: 15 February 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 692,000 98,726,800 38
Stock 11,326,184,028 7,370,042,034,225 322,337
Warrant 276,713,800 49,970,405,600 3,497
Total 11,603,589,828 7,420,111,166,625 325,872
As of 15 February 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,456.70 5,367.51 89.19
Proprietary 5,737.14 5,743.21 -6.07
Foreign 13,813.23 14,752.18 -938.95
Individual 19,637.78 18,781.95 855.83
Total Trading Value 44,644.85 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most end higher; Indonesia marginally down
Most Southeast Asian stock markets closed higher on Thursday supported by firm global equities, but
Indonesia pared gains to end marginally lower following a surprise trade deficit in January.
Shares in Asia-Pacific outside Japan rose 1.3 percent, in line with Wall Street, which brushed aside
strong U.S. inflation data and surged.
Indonesian shares .JKSE gave up early gains to end 0.04 percent lower after data showed trade deficit widened to $670 million in January, the biggest in almost four years against expectations of a small surplus.
Financial stocks weighed on the index, with Bank Central Asia Tbk PT BBCA.JK and Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk PT BBNI.JK falling 1.1 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively.
However, the index ended the week higher after two weeks of losses.
An index of the country's most liquid stocks .JKLQ45 fell about 0.2 percent.
All Southeast Asian markets except Thailand will be shut on Friday on account of the Chinese new year.
Singapore .STI , the biggest gainer in the region, jumped 1.2 percent after data showed faster-than-expected growth in exports last month.
Index heavyweights, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd OCBC.SI and United Overseas Bank Ltd UOBH.SI climbed 4.2 percent and 3.1 percent, respectively.
The index gained nearly 2 percent during the week following two weeks of losses.
Malaysian shares .KSLE ended 0.2 percent higher led by financial firm CIMB Group Holdings Bhd CIMB.KL , up 0.7 percent, and Palm oil producer Sime Darby Plantation Bhd SIPL.KL , up 1.7 percent.
The country's shares have ended higher for 11 out of 12 weeks.
Thai shares .SETI were helped by energy stocks as oil prices rose about 1 percent.
PTT PCL PTT.BK climbed 1.3 percent and PTT Exploration and Production PCL PTTEP.BK rose 2.3 percent.
The Vietnemese stock market is shut from Feb 14-20.
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SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3443.51 3402.86 1.19
Bangkok 1800.86 1792.09 0.49
Manila 8612.44 8598.11 0.17
Jakarta 6591.582 6594.401 -0.04
Kuala Lumpur 1838.28 1834.93 0.18