ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
12 January 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 17.07 points or 0.63% lower to 2691.78, taking the year-to-date performance to -6.62%.
The top active stocks today were Keppel Corp, which declined 7.04%, DBS, which declined 0.07%, UOB, which declined 1.15%, CapitaLand, which declined 0.96% and SingTel, with a 0.28% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.14%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.31%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Industrials Index, which rose 0.51%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Jardine Matheson Holdings and Jardine Strategic Holdings - ended 1.27% higher and 0.82% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index, which slipped 5.58%. Keppel Corp shares declined 7.04% and Sembcorp Industries declined 3.70%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Sti Etf (-0.72%)
Dbxt Msci Thailand Trn Etf 10 (+2.30%)
Spdr Gold Shares (-0.42%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (unchanged)
Capitamall Trust (-0.26%)
Suntec Reit (+0.33%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160705 (-4.51%)
KepCorp MBeCW161212 (-23.66%)
OCBC Bk MBeCW161004 (-2.25%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,694.41 +2.63 2,691.78 -17.07
Volume: 535.1M 1,751.1M
Value: $561.9M $1,024.2M
Gainers/Losers: 174/138 148/273
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
12 January 2016
The FBM KLCI index gained 3.78 points or 0.23% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.15% to 13791.03 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.10% to 1161 points and the Plantation Index down 0.19% to 7550.4 points. The market traded within a range of 11.50 points between an intra-day high of 1648.43 and a low of 1636.93 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include INSTACO, TIGER, GCB-WA, FBMKLCI-HK, KTC, JTIASA-CD, INSTACO-WB, CAP-WA, SUPERMX-C8 and XOX. Trading volume decreased to 1802.14 mil shares worth RM2116.49 mil as compared to Monday’s 1907.81 mil shares worth RM1945.09 mil.
Leading Movers were PETCHEM (+15 sen to RM7.35), PETGAS (+42 sen to RM21.70), BAT (+100 sen to RM55.90), PPB (+26 sen to RM15.98) and AMMB (+4 sen to RM4.40). Lagging Movers were ASTRO (-5 sen to RM2.43), SKPETRO (-3 sen to RM1.77), SIME (-7 sen to RM7.35), CIMB (-3 sen to RM4.12) and UMW (-4 sen to RM7.43). Market breadth was negative with 384 gainers as compared to 470 losers.
The KLCI inched up to 1641.37 points amid overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was buoyed by bargain-hunting.
Date As of: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 7,300 3,027,800 05
Stock 3,176,866,062 4,770,553,337,336 194,860
Right 172,900 19,420,200 19
Warrant 16,357,300 523,958,000 1,058
Total 3,193,403,562 4,771,099,743,336 195,942
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,990.51 4,692.06 2,298.45
Proprietary 6,025.72 5,455.57 570.15
Foreign 12,383.36 12,008.12 375.24
Individual 21,597.44 24,841.28 -3,243.84
Total Trading Value 46,997.03 M.Baht
Vietnam index posts biggest jump in a month
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI closed up 1.15 percent on Tuesday, its biggest jump in a month, snapping a three-day losing streak as most stocks rallied, led by banks.
Gainers outnumbered decliners by above two to one. All six listed banks in Vietnam advanced, including Vietcombank VCB.HM , the country's second-biggest firm by market value, which rose 1.91 percent and VietinBank CTG.HM which was up 0.56 percent.
PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM bucked the trend, dropping 0.86 percent following lower oil prices.
The index, Southeast Asia's best performer last year, posted its best gain since Dec. 8. Volume was 118.6 million shares, compared with the five-day average of 122.3 million.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 564.26
PREV. CLOSE 557.87
% CHANGE +1.15%
SE Asia Stocks-Most rebound; Thai index near 1-week high on exporters
Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, with the Thai benchmark touching a near one-week high amid rotational plays into food and electronics
Investors also bought back beaten down stocks in Southeast Asia with the start of the earnings season in many share markets.
The Thai SET index .SETI climbed 1.7 percent to 1,255.30, the highest close since Jan. 6. Gains in Thai Union Group TU.BK , Charoen Pokphand Foods CPF.BK and Delta Electronics
Thailand DELTA.BK sent the SET 50 index .SET50 2 percent higher.
"A weak baht scenario this year is a key factor," said an analyst at broker Krungsri Securities in Bangkok.
Market focus in Thailand and others in Southeast Asia also shifted to earnings announcements and indications on corporate
outlook, brokers said.
Thai banks kick-started the fourth-quarter earnings season this week, with Tisco Financial Group TISCO.BK reporting its quarterly profits that came above analysts' estimates. Tisco's
shares gained 2.4 percent.
Vietnam .VNI marked the best single-day gain in a month, led by banks while Indonesia .JKSE rebounded from a near one-month closing low on the day before as foreign investors
Stocks in Malaysia .KLSE and the Philippines .PSI recovered from the weaknesses on Monday as domestic investors were net buyers, stock exchange data showed.
Bucking the trend, Singapore .STI posted a second straight fall to a four-year closing low as weak oil prices continued to dent sentiment in energy-related stocks such as Sembcorp Marine
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2691.78 2708.85 -0.63
Kuala Lumpur 1641.37 1637.59 +0.23
Bangkok 1255.30 1234.50 +1.68
Jakarta 4512.53 4465.48 +1.05
Manila 6330.55 6288.26 +0.67
Ho Chi Minh 564.26 557.87 +1.15