ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
14 January 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 47.34 points or 1.76% lower to 2649.16, taking the year-to-date performance to -8.10%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 2.94%, Keppel Corp, which declined 6.36%, SingTel, which declined 2.24%, OCBC Bank, which declined 2.55% and UOB, with a 1.16% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 1.28%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 1.32%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which declined 0.34%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Raffles Medical Group and Tianjin Zhongxin Pharmaceutical Group Corporation – ended 1.50% lower and 0.50% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index, which slipped 4.77%. Keppel Corp shares declined 6.36% and Sembcorp Industries declined 5.39%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Is Msci India 100 (-0.62%)
Sti Etf (-1.46%)
Dbxt S&P Cnx Nifty Etf 10 (+0.88%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (-0.46%)
Capitamall Trust (-0.53%)
Suntec Reit (-1.62%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160705 (-17.48%)
OCBC Bk MBeCW161004 (-8.33%)
UOB MB eCW160705 (-4.46%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,644.57 -51.93 2,696.5 +4.72
Volume: 1,335.7M 1,111.2M
Value: $1,222.5M $1,161.8M
Gainers/Losers: 100/327 208/201
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
14 January 2016
The FBM KLCI index lost 9.10 points or 0.55% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 0.44% to 13728.84 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.58% to 1154.7 points and the Plantation Index down 0.61% to 7512.89 points. The market traded within a range of 6.96 points between an intra-day high of 1639.30 and a low of 1632.34 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SUPERMX-C9, SUPERMX-C8, SANICHI, FBMKLCI-HK, VS-WA, MTRONIC, PUC, TIGER, ESCERAM and GCB-WA. Trading volume increased to 1996.16 mil shares worth RM2094.92 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 1932.98 mil shares worth RM1888.91 mil.
Leading Movers were YTL (+1 sen to RM1.54), GENTING (+3 sen to RM7.38), ASTRO (+1 sen to RM2.46), TENAGA (+4 sen to RM13.06) and SIME (+2 sen to RM7.30). Lagging Movers were PETCHEM (-46 sen to RM6.98), RHBCAP (-12 sen to RM5.25), UMW (-16 sen to RM7.21), GENM (-8 sen to RM4.13) and WPRTS (-7 sen to RM3.79). Market breadth was negative with 222 gainers as compared to 681 losers.
The KLCI erased yesterday’s gains and closed lower at 1633.44 points amid overnight losses in Wall Street. Market breadth was negative, pressured by low oil prices.
Date As of: 14 January 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 44,600 34,129,900 09
Stock 4,293,552,832 6,053,228,281,380 241,414
Warrant 9,956,300 371,437,600 855
Total 4,303,553,732 6,053,633,848,880 242,278
As of 14 Jan 2016 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,473.37 3,916.15 557.21
Proprietary 5,469.38 5,822.94 -353.57
Foreign 9,655.34 10,347.38 -692.04
Individual 26,014.32 25,525.93 488.40
Total Trading Value 45,612.41 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends down 1.3 pct in robust trade
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI fell 1.31 percent to a 20-week closing low on Thursday, with most blue chips heading south in robust trade.
More than half the stocks on the index declined, led by shares of banks and insurance companies. BIDV BID.HM , the country's top partly private lender by assets, dropped 2.63 percent and insurer BaoViet Holdings BVH.HM fell 3.92 percent.
As many as 149.7 million shares changed hands, the highest volume since Dec. 18.
The index, Southeast Asia's best performer in 2015, extended its loss to the second straight session, hitting the lowest level since Aug. 26.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 553.03
PREV. CLOSE 560.37
% CHANGE -1.31%
SE Asia Stocks-Indonesia off low after cenbank cuts rates as expected
Southeast Asian stock markets fell in line with weak global equities on Thursday, with Indonesian benchmark recouping most early losses after
the central bank cut interest rates as expected to counter slumping global demand and commodity prices.
The Jakarta composite index .JKSE ended the day down 0.5 percent after a drop of nearly 2 percent at one point.
Indonesia's central bank announced a cut of the benchmark policy rate BIPG by 25 basis points to 7.25 percent, hours after a terror attack in central Jakarta left at least six dead.
Singapore fared worst, with the Straits Times Index .STI sliding nearly 2 percent to the lowest close since December 2011. Energy-related stocks such as Keppel Corp KPLM.SI were among key losers amid weak global oil market.
Malaysia .KLSE hit a near four-week closing low, the Philippines .PSI and Thailand .SETI ended two days of gains
while Vietnam .VNI closed at its lowest level since Aug. 26, 2015.
Most markets witnessed net foreign selling, led by Malaysia's 136 million ringgit ($30.98 million) and Indonesia's 441 billion rupiah ($31.72 million).
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 2644.57 2696.5 -1.93
Bangkok 1263.29 1278.61 -1.20
Manila 6408.76 6494.13 -1.31
Jakarta 4513.181 4537.179 -0.53
Kuala Lumpur 1633.44 1642.54 -0.55
Ho Chi Minh 553.03 560.37 -1.31