ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
20 February 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 11.35 points or 0.33% lower to 3476.53, taking the year-to-date performance to +2.16%. For more observations, go to www.sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 0.81%, Genting Sing, which gained 3.20%, UOB, which declined 0.29%, Singtel, which declined 1.46% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.93% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.42%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.13%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.89%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (-0.58%)
STI ETF (unchanged)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Mapletree Log Tr (-2.40%)
Ascendas REIT (-0.38%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB ePW180716 (-5.32%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW180702 (-5.09%)
UOB MB eCW180802 (-2.27%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,476.53 -11.35 3,487.88 +44.37
Volume: 1,912.5M 1,381.6M
Value: $1,306.1M $1,118.3M
Gainers/Losers: 180/280 349/108
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
20 February 2018
The FBM KLCI index lost 1.33 points or 0.07% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.01% to 17781.81 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.55% to 1193.4 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.15% to 8060.44 points. The market traded within a range of 8.14 points between an intra-day high of 1861.10 and a low of 1852.96 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include HUAAN, SUMATEC, AAX, HIBISCS-CC, PUC, HIBISCS, SAPNRG, UMWOG, HENGYUAN-CO and HIS-C1X. Trading volume decreased to 2275.56 mil shares worth RM2100.43 mil as compared to Monday’s 2356.06 mil shares worth RM1886.91 mil.
Leading Movers were NESTLE (+110 sen to RM121.50), GENM (+4 sen to RM5.50), YTL (+1 sen to RM1.48), AXIATA (+3 sen to RM5.67) and MAXIS (+3 sen to RM6.11). Lagging Movers were PETGAS (-86 sen to RM17.80), TM (-12 sen to RM6.00), RHBBANK (-7 sen to RM5.23), IHH (-6 sen to RM6.13) and GENTING (-8 sen to RM9.13). Market breadth was negative with 409 gainers as compared to 556 losers.
The KLCI ended with a negative note, closed lower at 1855.99 points. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counter led by Petronas Gas.
Date As of: 20 February 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 738,600 95,364,500 49
Stock 17,380,505,818 8,462,998,483,447 432,485
Warrant 99,315,000 20,327,145,100 1,845
Total 17,480,559,418 8,483,420,993,047 434,379
As of 20 February 2018
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,502.84 4,478.93 23.91
Proprietary 5,015.42 4,987.68 27.73
Foreign 14,040.65 16,037.98 -1,997.33
Individual 20,522.90 18,577.22 1,945.68
Total Trading Value 44,081.81 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most down; Philippines recovers to end higher for 5th session
Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell in line with broader Asia on Tuesday but Philippine shares recouped early losses to finish higher for a fifth straight session, their longest winning streak since December.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.4 percent after European equities fell.
U.S. markets were shut on Monday for a holiday. The S&P 500 futures EScv1 were down 0.4 percent at 0825 GMT. US/
"Rising bond yields in the United States are hurting regional markets," said Lexter Azurin, a senior equity analyst at AB Capital.
U.S. benchmark 10-year yields, which move inversely to prices, are edging towards the four-year highs reached last week.
"For the U.S. market, there will be a close eye on the upcoming Federal Open Market Committee meeting. We will probably get an indication from the Fed," Azurin added.
Indonesian shares .JKSE ended the session 0.4 percent lower after briefly touching a fresh record high. Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk PT BMRI.JK , up 6.8 percent at a closing high, helped cushion the
Bank Central Asia Tbk PT BBCA.JK , down 0.9 percent, was the biggest drag on the index. Conglomerate Astra International Tbk PT ASII.JK fell 1.5 percent.
An index of the country's 45 most liquid stocks declined 0.5 percent.
Philippine shares .PSI reversed early losses to end 0.1 percent higher, led by index heavyweight SM Investments Corp SM.PS , up 1.4 percent.
Telco PLDT Inc TEL.PS rose 2.6 percent to its best close since Jan-end, helping offset losses in financials.
Singapore shares .STI slipped 0.3 percent, weighed down by real estate and telecom stocks.
Singapore Telecommunications STEL.SI fell 1.5 percent, while City Developments Ltd CTDM.SI and CapitaLand Ltd CATL.SI dropped 3 percent and 1.9 percent, respectively.
The city-state unveiled several tax measures on Monday, including increasing the top marginal buyer's stamp duty on residential property worth more than S$1 million, raising the excise duty on tobacco products and introducing GST on imported
services from 2020.
Malaysia .KLSE ended marginally lower, while Thai shares .SETI fell 0.5 percent.
Vietnam .VNI was closed for a holiday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3476.53 3487.88 -0.33
Bangkok 1801.02 1809.67 -0.48
Manila 8722.7 8710.22 0.14
Jakarta 6662.876 6689.287 -0.39
Kuala Lumpur 1855.99 1857.32 -0.07