ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
01 February 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.24 points or 0.37% higher to 3547.23, taking the year-to-date performance to +4.24%. For more observations, go to www.sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were Singtel, which declined 0.57%, DBS, which gained 0.80%, UOB, which gained 1.53%, OCBC Bank, which gained closed unchanged and CapitaLand, with a 1.04% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.05%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.15%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (-1.12%)
DBXT MSCI India TRN ETF (-2.19%)
IS MSCI India (+0.42%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-1.91%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.60%)
Ascendas REIT (-1.45%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180416 (+8.65%)
DBS MB eCW180810 (+4.65%)
KepCorp MBeCW181001 (+1.16%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,547.23 +13.24 3,533.99 -14.75
Volume: 2,773.9M 2,298.1M
Value: $1,714M $1,927.9M
Gainers/Losers: 222/219 195/256
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
30 January 2018
The FBM KLCI index lost 1.94 points or 0.10% on Tuesday. The Finance Index fell 0.24% to 17897.15 points, the Properties Index dropped 1.43% to 1202.79 points and the Plantation Index down 0.24% to 8049.13 points. The market traded within a range of 11.12 points between an intra-day high of 1872.70 and a low of 1861.58 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SUMATEC, LCTITAN-CG, UMWOG, SAPNRG, FINTEC-PA, HUAAN, DBE, AAX, PUC and BORNOIL. Trading volume increased to 3254.04 mil shares worth RM2891.95 mil as compared to Monday’s 3002.84 mil shares worth RM2493.56 mil.
Leading Movers were SIME (+7 sen to RM3.06), PETCHEM (+11 sen to RM8.14), CIMB (+9 sen to RM7.25), IOICORP (+3 sen to RM4.69) and TM (+3 sen to RM6.15). Lagging Movers were PETGAS (-52 sen to RM17.90), RHBBANK (-10 sen to RM5.44), GENM (-9 sen to RM5.51), DIGI (-5 sen to RM4.95) and MAYBANK (-10 sen to RM10.10). Market breadth was negative with 252 gainers as compared to 794 losers.
The KLCI tumbled to 1868.58 points amid overnight retreat in US market. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters such as Petronas Gas, RHB Bank and Genting Malaysia.
Date As of: 01 February 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 746,900 177,076,600 41
Stock 16,362,586,237 10,246,730,417,533 419,604
Warrant 199,168,000 19,277,087,700 5,473
Total 16,562,501,137 10,266,184,581,833 425,118
As of 1 February 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 8,221.04 5,878.68 2,342.35
Proprietary 6,685.92 7,167.27 -481.35
Foreign 21,950.51 21,254.14 696.38
Individual 24,917.49 27,474.88 -2,557.38
Total Trading Value 61,774.96 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Singapore, Thailand climb; Vietnam falls sharply
* Financials, energy boost Singapore, Thailand
* Vietnam falls 1 pct; posts third losing session in four
* Philippines extends losses to third session
By Karthika Suresh Namboothiri
Feb 1 (Reuters) - Singapore and Thai stock markets closed higher on Thursday, drawing support from the financial and
energy sectors, while Southeast Asia's top year-to-date percentage gainer, Vietnam, fell for the third session in four.
Broader Asian shares slipped after Chinese stocks retreated and as concerns about rising interest rates softened investor sentiment.
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday flagged interest policy tightening later this year and upgraded its inflation
outlook at its policy meeting.
However, data showing strong manufacturing activity in the start of the year in China and other major Asian economies helped reinforce expectations of robust global growth.
Thai shares .SETI climbed 0.4 percent, led by gains in financials and energy stocks.
Thailand's annual headline inflation rate eased in January, missing forecasts and below the central bank's target range, giving policymakers room to keep interest rates low, commerce ministry data showed on Thursday.
PTT Pcl PTT.BK closed 1.3 percent higher and PTT Exploration and Production Pcl PTTEP.BK surged to a near
three-year closing high.
Singapore .STI firmed 0.4 percent, boosted mainly by financials.
United Overseas Bank Ltd UOBH.SI climbed more than 2 percent, while DBS Holdings DBSM.SI closed at a one-week high.
Indonesian shares .JKSE fell marginally as gains in financials were offset by losses in consumer and
The country's annual inflation rate in January eased to its lowest since December 2016, the statistics bureau said on
Thursday, on weak housing and utility prices.
The Philippine index .PSI erased earlier gains to close 0.3 percent lower, marking a third consecutive losing session.
Industrials dragged the index, with Aboitiz Equity Ventures AEV.PS ending more than 2 percent lower, and SM Prime Holdings SMPH.PS falling to its lowest close in nearly seven weeks.
The Philippine central bank said on Wednesday that annual inflation in January may hit the upper end of the government's target range of 2.0 percent to 4.0 percent for this year, boosted by higher prices of oil and food.
Vietnam stocks .VNI , the only market in the region with double-digit gains in percentage terms since the start of this year, fell to their lowest close in 10 days, shedding 1 percent.
Malaysia remained closed for a public holiday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3547.23 3533.99 0.37
Bangkok 1833.6 1826.86 0.37
Manila 8738.72 8764.01 -0.29
Jakarta 6598.459 6605.631 -0.11
Ho Chi Minh 1099.67 1110.36 -0.96