ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
12 January 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 7.88 points or 0.22% higher to 3520.56, taking the year-to-date performance to +3.46%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.45%, Singtel, which declined 0.28%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.70%, JMH USD, which gained 1.65% and UOB, with a 0.61% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.58%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.23%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (-0.64%)
STI ETF (unchanged)
SPDR Gold Shares (+0.98%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.96%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-0.50%)
Ascendas REIT (+0.36%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180416 (-7.87%)
UOB MB eCW180802 (+4.07%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,520.56 +7.88 3,512.68 -7.77
Volume: 2,443.8M 3,264.2M
Value: $1,230.4M $1,063.3M
Gainers/Losers: 285/176 185/248
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
12 January 2018
The FBM KLCI index gained 5.79 points or 0.32% on Friday. The Finance Index increased 0.41% to 17210.91 points, the Properties Index up 0.82% to 1237.67 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.62% to 8137.82 points. The market traded within a range of 7.03 points between an intra-day high of 1825.81 and a low of 1818.78 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include UMWOG, SAPNRG, PA, BORNOIL, HUAAN, HUBLINE, PA-WB, HIBISCS, PDZ-OR and VIZIONE. Trading volume decreased to 3934.82 mil shares worth RM3287.45 mil as compared to Thursday’s 4017.26 mil shares worth RM3046.85 mil.
Leading Movers were AMMB (+15 sen to RM4.76), PMETAL (+17 sen to RM5.70), PETGAS (+50 sen to RM19.00), GENTING (+18 sen to RM9.36) and YTL (+2 sen to RM1.48). Lagging Movers were SIME (-4 sen to RM2.70), IOICORP (-3 sen to RM4.64), AXIATA (-2 sen to RM5.55), HLFG (-6 sen to RM17.78) and TENAGA (-4 sen to RM15.78). Market breadth was positive with 643 gainers as compared to 389 losers.
The KLCI ended the week with a positive note, closing higher at 1822.67 points amid overnight rally in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters.
Date As of: 12 January 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 601,600 114,034,500 64
Stock 11,183,613,406 7,072,145,236,119 315,517
Right 3,063,298,250 8,089,829,950 2,093
Warrant 59,639,466 21,777,905,826 2,879
Total 14,307,152,722 7,102,127,006,395 320,553
As of 12 January 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 11,367.43 8,750.67 2,616.76
Proprietary 9,301.87 10,804.27 -1,502.41
Foreign 26,162.11 23,798.68 2,363.44
Individual 34,959.28 38,437.07 -3,477.79
Total Trading Value 81,790.68 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most higher; China trade data lifts sentiment
* Thai shares hit record high
* Vietnam extends gains, hits 10-yr high
* Philippines posts sixth weekly gain
By Sandhya Sampath
Jan 12 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Friday, led by Thailand, tracking gains in broader Asia as strong Chinese trade data and optimism ahead of the U.S. corporate earnings season buoyed sentiment.
Asian shares ex-Japan rose 0.8 percent following two sessions of declines, after data showed China's exports rose 10.8 percent in 2017.
Wall Street's three major stock indexes hit record highs overnight with earnings for S&P 500 companies expected to have increased by 11.8 percent in the recently-ended quarter, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
"We are looking at a bullish outlook globally, in terms of economic growth," said Jose L. Vistan, research head at
Manila-based AB Capital Securities.
Thai shares .SETI closed 0.4 percent up, after hitting a record of 1,816.81, helped by gains in financials and utilities.
Siam Commercial Bank PCL SCB.BK rose 2.6 percent while Gulf Energy Development PCL GULF.BK surged 9.3 percent to a record.
The index ended the week 1 percent higher, its seventh straight weekly gain.
The Philippine index .PSI pared early gains to end flat as a rise in real estate stocks was offset by a fall in consumer
staples. It finished higher for a sixth straight week.
"Given the strong growth globally, the Philippines stands out because we are projected to be the fastest growing in
Southeast Asia, which is attracting a lot of attention from investors," Vistan added.
Singapore shares .STI snapped two sessions of losses and ended 0.2 percent higher as sentiment got a boost after data showed the city-state's on-year retail sales in November jumped the highest in nearly two years.
Industrials and financials ended higher, with SATS Ltd SATS.SI , the top performer on the index, adding 2.9 percent.
The benchmark index rose 0.9 percent on the week, marking its third straight weekly gain.
Vietnam .VNI settled 0.2 percent higher, led by real estate stocks. Vingroup Joint Stock Company VIC.HM rose 5.4 percent.
The index posted its fourth weekly gain, adding 3.7 percent. Meanwhile, Indonesian shares .JKSE reversed course to end 0.3 percent lower, but finished the week marginally higher.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3520.56 3512.68 0.22
Bangkok 1810.19 1802.8 0.41
Manila 8814.62 8813.25 0.02
Jakarta 6370.065 6386.339 -0.25
Kuala Lumpur 1822.67 1816.88 0.32
Ho Chi Minh 1050.11 1048.17 0.19