ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
15 January 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.81 points or 0.52% lower to 2630.76, taking the year-to-date performance to -8.74%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which gained 1.71%, DBS, which declined 1.35%, OCBC Bank, which declined 1.00%, UOB, which declined 1.29% and Keppel Corp, with a 0.41% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.21%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.51%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Industrials Index, which rose 1.75%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Jardine Matheson Holdings and Jardine Strategic Holdings – ended 3.73% higher and 2.58% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Technology Index, which slipped 2.26%. Silverlake Axis shares declined 4.31% and CSE Global remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Ishares Usd Asia Bond Etf (unchanged)
Sti Etf (-0.74%)
Spdr Gold Shares (-0.67%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (-1.38%)
Capitacom Trust (+1.94%)
Capitamall Trust (+1.59%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160705 (-12.94%)
KepCorp MBeCW161101 (unchanged)
UOB MB eCW160705 (-9.35%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,630.76 -13.81 2,644.57 -51.93
Volume: 1,928.7M 1,335.7M
Value: $1,088.9M $1,222.5M
Gainers/Losers: 141/281 100/327
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
15 January 2016
The FBM KLCI index lost 4.89 points or 0.30% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.27% to 13691.38 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.46% to 1149.4 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.26% to 7532.75 points. The market traded within a range of 7.38 points between an intra-day high of 1639.12 and a low of 1631.74 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include INSTACO, NEXGRAM, TIGER, GCB-WA, FBMKLCI-HK, APFT, INSTACO-WB, TMS, DPS and SKPETROC19. Trading volume decreased to 1877.16 mil shares worth RM1755.31 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1996.16 mil shares worth RM2094.92 mil.
Leading Movers were ASTRO (+5 sen to RM2.51), KLK (+26 sen to RM22.86), UMW (+8 sen to RM7.29), GENM (+2 sen to RM4.15) and IHH (+3 sen to RM6.52). Lagging Movers were SKPETRO (-6 sen to RM1.68), SIME (-18 sen to RM7.12), GENTING (-17 sen to RM7.21), YTL (-3 sen to RM1.51) and RHBCAP (-4 sen to RM5.21). Market breadth was negative with 325 gainers as compared to 580 losers.
The KLCI erased its midday gains and closed lower at 1628.55 points despite overnight positive performance in Wall Street. Our local bourse moved sideways amid absence of positive leads.
Date As of: 15 January 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 4,000 1,684,000 01
Stock 4,166,478,096 4,992,334,895,178 173,365
Warrant 8,264,800 272,157,700 505
Total 4,174,746,896 4,992,608,736,878 173,871
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,673.99 5,939.67 -1,265.69
Proprietary 4,980.21 5,814.74 -834.54
Foreign 10,187.39 11,262.20 -1,074.81
Individual 26,384.50 23,209.46 3,175.04
Total Trading Value 46,226.07 M.Baht
Vietnam share index falls nearly 2 pct, biggest drop since end-Aug
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI dropped 1.81 percent on Friday, posting its biggest percentage fall in nearly five months, led by large caps.
Vietcombank VCB.HM , the country's top lender by market value, led the fall with a 2.87 percent loss, followed by food producer Masan Group MSN.HM that tumbled 5.41 percent to more
than three-week low.
The index, Southeast Asia's best performer last year, marked the biggest fall since Aug. 24, ending this week with a 3.04 percent loss.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close .
VN Index 543.04
PREV. CLOSE 553.03
% CHANGE -1.81%
SE Asia Stocks-Thai index near 1-week low on energy shares
Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday as a retreat in crude oil futures triggered sell-offs in energy shares, sending Thai benchmark to a near one-week low and key indexes in the region extending losses for the second week.
Bangkok's SET index .SETI dropped 1.4 percent, nearly erasing gains on the week. It finished at 1,245.85, the lowest close since Jan. 11.
Losses were led by top three energy stocks with PTT PTT.BK sliding 6 percent, PTT Exploration and Production PTTEP.BK down 6.8 percent and PTT Global Chemical PTTGC.BK 5.7 percent lower.
Most key indexes in the region posted a second straight weekly loss, led by Singapore's .STI 4.4 percent and Vietnam's .VNI about 3 percent.
Among hit markets, the Malaysian bourse reported a combined 763 million ringgit ($173.55 million) worth of net foreign selling, with Indonesia 1.9 trillion rupiah ($136.79 million).
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current previous close Pct Move
Singapore 2630.76 2644.57 -0.52
Bangkok 1245.85 1263.29 -1.38
Manila 6449.5 6408.76 0.64
Jakarta 4523.976 4513.181 0.24
Kuala Lumpur 1628.55 1633.44 -0.30
Ho Chi Minh 543.04 553.03 -1.81