ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
19 February 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 0.7 points or 0.03% lower to 2656.87, taking the year-to-date performance to -7.83%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 1.51%, CapitaLand, which declined 1.38%, SingTel, which declined 0.80%, CapitaMall Trust, which gained 0.95% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.76% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.05%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.35%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Utilities Index, which rose 2.90%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Keppel Infrastructure Trust and SIIC Environment Holdings – ended unchanged and 8.20% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index, which slipped 0.76%. SingTel shares declined 0.80% and StarHub declined 0.86%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (+1.27%)
Ishares USD Asia Hy Bond ETF (+0.30%)
IS MSCI India 100 (-0.17%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Capitamall Trust (+0.95%)
Ascendas REIT (-1.65%)
Suntec REIT (+0.91%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW161004 (-7.45%)
NKY 15500MBePW160311 (unchanged)
KepCorp MBeCW161212 (+1.06%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,656.87 -0.7 2,657.57 +43.78
Volume: 1,001M 1,161.7M
Value: $942.2M $1,344.3M
Gainers/Losers: 184/153 278/110
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
19 February 2016
The FBM KLCI index lost 5.14 points or 0.31% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.26% to 13986.46 points, the Properties Index up 0.46% to 1128.18 points and the Plantation Index down 0.82% to 7924.58 points. The market traded within a range of 11.39 points between an intra-day high of 1685.23 and a low of 1673.84 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SANICHI, JAG, JADI, MMAG, TIGER, SCOMI, MYEG, APFT, ANZO and NETZ. Trading volume decreased to 1585.13 mil shares worth RM1728.29 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1674.24 mil shares worth RM2100.30 mil.
Leading Movers were MISC (+15 sen to RM9.05), RHBCAP (+2 sen to RM5.49), TENAGA (+4 sen to RM13.26), HLFG (+4 sen to RM13.94) and KLCC (+2 sen to RM7.10). Lagging Movers were IOICORP (-15 sen to RM4.75), GENTING (-19 sen to RM8.00), CIMB (-9 sen to RM4.31), ASTRO (-4 sen to RM2.68) and SKPETRO (-2 sen to RM1.96). Market breadth was positive with 426 gainers as compared to 382 losers.
The KLCI extended its mid-day losses by ending lower at 1674.88 points amid overnight losses in US market. The downtrend in our benchmark index was dragged down by losses in heavyweight counters such as IOI Corp and Genting Bhd.
Date As of: 19 February 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 60,600 34,318,300 29
Stock 5,786,868,295 8,102,160,472,870 296,734
Right 3,700 3,700 01
Warrant 3,939,000 73,500,700 187
Total 5,790,871,595 8,102,268,295,570 296,951
As of 19 February 2016 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,314.83 3,296.78 3,018.05
Proprietary 7,372.88 5,516.33 1,856.56
Foreign 11,848.42 10,394.74 1,453.68
Individual 22,766.69 29,094.98 -6,328.28
Total Trading Value 48,302.83 M.Baht
Vietnam shares edge up, volume hits two-month high
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI ended slightly higher on Friday, with blue chips moving mixed and volume hitting a two-month high.
Energy stocks extended their gain despite falling global oil prices. PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM advanced 1.92 percent to the highest closing level so far this year.
Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank MBB.HM climbed 4.03 percent after the company lifted its foreign ownership limit, analysts said.
As many as 185.6 million shares changed hands, the highest level since Dec. 18, 2015, Reuters data showed.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 554.03
PREV. CLOSE 552.49
% CHANGE +0.28
SE Asia Stocks-Indonesia falls on banks; Thai index up ahead of holiday
Southeast Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday with the Indonesian benchmark hitting a more than two-week closing low on weakness in banking shares, while the Thai key stock index touched an 11-week high ahead of a three-day weekend.
The Jakarta composite index .JKSE slipped 1.7 percent to its lowest close since Feb. 4, ending the week 0.4 percent
lower, as Southeast Asia's worst performer.
Banking shares led the losses, with heavyweight PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk BBRI.JK losing 4.6 percent and PT Bank Negara Indonesia BBNI.JK 6.4 percent on concerns about a cut in interest margin, analysts said.
Bangkok's SET index .SETI gained nearly 2 percent to the highest close since Dec. 4, taking its gains on the week to 3.4 percent, the biggest since early October.
The market saw late buying in large caps, sending Siam Cement SCC.BK up 5.1 percent and Kasikornbank KBANK.BK 2.4 percent higher. The Thai stock market will be closed on Monday for a public holiday.
Most other markets in the region tracked Asia lower as a rally in oil prices reversed and investors remained cautious
about the outlook of the global economy.
Singapore .STI ended slightly lower, trimming gains on the week to 4.6 percent, still the region's best performer. Malaysia .KLSE and the Philippines .PSI reversed gains made on the day before, closing with a weekly gain of 1.9 percent and 2.1 percent, respectively.
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI ended slightly higher, posting a gain of 1.7 percent on the week.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2656.87 2657.57 -0.03
Kuala Lumpur 1674.88 1680.02 -0.31
Bangkok 1320.19 1294.59 +1.98
Jakarta 4967.56 4778.79 -1.70
Manila 6792.06 6848.87 -0.83
Ho Chi Minh 554.03 552.49 +0.28