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Singapore

09 February 2018

The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 38.66 points or 1.13% lower to 3377.24, taking the year-to-date performance to -0.75%.

The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained closed unchanged, Singtel, which declined 0.59%, UOB, which declined 1.09%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.57% and Keppel Corp, with a 3.19% fall.

The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 1.74%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 1.91%.

The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:

SPDR Gold Shares (+0.55%)

DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+1.63%)

STI ETF (unchanged)

The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:

Ascendas REIT (-1.15%)

CapitaLand Mall Trust (unchanged)

CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.71%)

The most active index warrants by value today were:

HSI28800MBePW180227 (+75.34%)

HSI30000MBeCW180227 (-39.00%)

HSI30800MBeCW180227 (-43.90%)

The most active stock warrants by value today were:

DBS MB eCW180416 (-2.75%)

UOB MB eCW180802 (-8.11%)

DBS MB ePW180718 (+1.21%)

Singapore Stock Market
                              Friday                   Thursday
*ST Index     3,377.24  -38.66     3,415.9  +32.13
Volume:            2,539.6M                  2,023.5M
Value:             $1,960.3M                $2,134.1M
Gainers/Losers:     85/448                    224/231

Malaysia

Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
09 February 2018

The FBM KLCI index lost 19.62 points or 1.07% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 1.17% to 17456.47 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.67% to 1178.96 points and the Plantation Index down 0.28% to 7946.03 points. The market traded within a range of 17.98 points between an intra-day high of 1824.23 and a low of 1806.25 during the session.

Actively traded stocks include NICORP, HIBISCS, AAX, PDZ-WB, BORNOIL, FINTEC, SAPNRG, HSI-C1X, PERISAI and UMWOG. Trading volume increased to 2451.96 mil shares worth RM2673.56 mil as compared to Thursday’s 2054.14 mil shares worth RM2085.37 mil.

Leading Movers were PETDAG (+38 sen to RM24.90), NESTLE (+110 sen to RM116.10), KLCC (+7 sen to RM7.80), PETCHEM (+4 sen to RM8.00) and IHH (+1 sen to RM5.94). Lagging Movers were YTL (-5 sen to RM1.42), CIMB (-24 sen to RM6.86), MAXIS (-19 sen to RM5.88), PETGAS (-52 sen to RM17.48) and GENTING (-22 sen to RM8.78). Market breadth was negative with 208 gainers as compared to 900 losers.

The KLCI closed lower to 1819.82 points amid significant losses in US market. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by negative sentiment worldwide.
 
Indonesia

Trade Summary
Date As of:     Friday,February 09, 2018     
Description          Volume                              Value       Frequency
ETF                     511,200                     128,029,800                   61
Stock       11,572,189,314           8,225,323,863,952          329,106
Right              95,800,400                  1,322,162,100                 213
Warrant         116,356,625               14,964,862,800              3,980
Total        11,784,857,539           8,241,738,918,652          333,360

Thailand

Trading Summary     
As of 9 February 2018    Unit: M.Baht
Type                         Buy              Sell           Net
Institution       7,267.02         5,386.25      1,880.78
Proprietary      8,381.67        7,401.45          980.23
Foreign          20,320.43      27,518.28     -7,197.84
Individual      31,715.10      27,378.27      4,336.84
Total Trading Value     67,684.23 M.Baht

Asean

SE Asia Stocks-End lower as global turmoil continues     

    * Singapore down 4.3 pct on week
    * Malaysia ends 10 weeks of gains
    * Asian shares Ex-Japan down 1.9 pct
 
By Nikhil Nainan
    
Feb 9 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian shares fell on Friday and ended the week lower as bouts of heavy volatility continued to erode investor confidence across the globe.
    
U.S. markets remained the epicentre of the global sell-off, with the Dow  .DJI  plunging 4.1 percent and the S&P 500  .SPX   sinking 3.7 percent overnight.   
    
Thursday's declines pushed markets into correction territory. However, S&P mini futures  .ESc1  were up 0.6 percent in late Asian trading hours.   
    
The past week has reinforced yet again the uncertainty inherent in today's highly correlated markets that can wipe out trillions of dollars in investor wealth in a flash.
    
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan   slid 1.9 percent.
    
Philippine shares  .PSI  closed Friday 1.6 percent lower, recording a weekly loss of 3.5 percent.
    
"The fall in the U.S. markets precipitated the decline in the Philippine market as well as the regional market," said   Manny Cruz, an analyst with Asiasec Equities Inc in Manila.
    
Even though the Philippine central bank kept its benchmark interest rate steady on Thursday, real estate stocks were hit as investors anticipated that the apex bank will raise rates in the near future.
"Given the increase in January inflation, there is some worry that Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will be compelled to hike rates, and this is the reason why you are seeing some selling in real estate stocks, especially blue-chip Ayala Land," added Cruz.
    
Heavyweights Ayala Land  ALI.PS  and SM Prime Holdings Inc  SMPH.PS  closed down 2.8 percent each.
    
Malaysian shares  .KLSE  dropped 1.1 percent, snapping ten weeks of gains, to close 2.7 percent lower for the week.  
    
The country's industrial production rose 2.9 percent in December from a year earlier.  
    
Financials led the losses with CIMB Group Holdings Bhd  CIMB.KL  closing 3.4 percent lower.
    
Singapore shares  .STI  reversed Thursday's gains to fall 1.1 percent, recording a fifth session of losses in six.
    
United Overseas Bank  UOBH.SI  and Keppel Corporation Ltd  KPLM.SI  were among the top losers on the index, falling 1.1 percent and 3.2 percent, respectively.
    
For the week, the city-state's equity markets shed 4.3 percent.
    
Indonesian shares slid 0.6 percent and ended the week 1.9 percent lower.
     
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SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS     
                           
 Market                   Current           Previous close    Pct Move
 Singapore              3377.24                3415.9            -1.13
 Bangkok                1786.45                1786.66          -0.01
 Manila                   8503.69                8645.08          -1.64
 Jakarta                   6505.523              6544.634        -0.60
 Kuala Lumpur       1819.82                1839.44          -1.07
 Ho Chi Minh          1003.94               1023.25          -1.89                           



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This year in Thailand-what next?


AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More

 


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