ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
29 January 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 9.93 points or 0.28% higher to 3577.07, taking the year-to-date performance to +5.12%.
The top active stocks today were Keppel Corp, which gained 2.67%, DBS, which gained 0.04%, Singtel, which gained 0.28%, UOB, which gained closed unchanged and OCBC Bank, with a 0.84% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.17%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.13%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (+0.55%)
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.74%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (-0.80%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (-0.70%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.04%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180416 (-0.86%)
Yangziji MB eCW180702 (+7.41%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,577.07 +9.93 3,567.14 -5.48
Volume: 2,332.1M 1,642.2M
Value: $1,324.3M $1,206.4M
Gainers/Losers: 238/208 224/217
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
29 January 2018
The FBM KLCI index gained 16.60 points or 0.90% on Monday. The Finance Index increased 1.52% to 17940.77 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.65% to 1220.22 points and the Plantation Index down 0.16% to 8068.26 points. The market traded within a range of 13.87 points between an intra-day high of 1868.96 and a low of 1855.09 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SUMATEC, UMWOG, AAX, SAPNRG, BORNOIL, PUC, FINTEC, PERISAI, SGB-WA and FINTEC-PA. Trading volume decreased to 3002.84 mil shares worth RM2493.56 mil as compared to Friday’s 3193.99 mil shares worth RM2449.33 mil.
Leading Movers were PBBANK (+60 sen to RM21.90), HLBANK (+46 sen to RM18.66), HLFG (+46 sen to RM18.74), TM (+12 sen to RM6.12) and NESTLE (+160 sen to RM113.10). Lagging Movers were IOICORP (-4 sen to RM4.66), AMMB (-2 sen to RM4.82), PETDAG (-4 sen to RM24.72), YTL (-0 sen to RM1.54) and TENAGA (-0 sen to RM15.84). Market breadth was negative with 370 gainers as compared to 623 losers.
The KLCI closed higher at 1870.52 points amid last Friday’s gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters led by Public Bank.
Date As of: 29 January 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 791,200 99,073,300 46
Stock 12,442,759,370 10,972,117,133,681 424,754
Warrant 130,116,800 15,857,368,800 5,731
Total 12,573,667,370 10,988,073,575,781 430,531
As of 29 January 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,374.73 3,989.84 2,384.89
Proprietary 6,631.34 6,486.38 144.96
Foreign 19,697.70 20,056.59 -358.89
Individual 21,590.36 23,761.32 -2,170.96
Total Trading Value 54,294.13 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Philippines, Indonesia hit record closes; Malaysia at 3-yr peak
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Monday, with Philippines and Indonesia posting record finishes and Malaysia hitting its highest close in more than three years.
The Philippine index .PSI marked an all-time closing peak for a third straight session, buoyed by gains in telecom stocks.
Telecommunication service provider PLDT Inc TEL.PS ended 6.5 percent higher and index heavy weight SM Prime Holdings Inc SMPH.PS gained 1.3 percent.
The Jakarta index .JKSE erased earlier losses as energy stocks were boosted by Bangladesh's agreement with Indonesia on Sunday to open talks on imports of liquefied natural gas as Dhaka looks to fill a shortfall in domestic natural gas.
Malaysian stocks .KLSE rose 0.9 percent to hit their strongest finish since September 2014, with Public Bank Bhd PUBM.KL at a record close and Malayan Banking Bhd hitting a more than four-year closing high.
Financials underpinned the Singapore index .STI , with DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI and United Overseas Bank UOBH.SI closing marginally higher.
Thai shares .SETI gained 0.5 percent, led by energy stocks, with heavyweight PTT Pcl PTT.BK hitting a record close.
The finance ministry of Southeast Asia's second-largest economy raised its economic growth forecast for this year to 4.2 percent from 3.8 percent, and also raised its estimate for exports.
Vietnamese shares .VNI slipped 0.5 percent, snapping five sessions of gains.
Food processor Vietnam Dairy Products VNM.HM shed 2.5 percent, while Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp SAB.HM fell to a five-month closing low.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3577.07 3567.14 0.28
Bangkok 1837.49 1828.88 0.47
Manila 9058.62 9041.2 0.19
Jakarta 6680.619 6660.618 0.30
Kuala Lumpur 1870.52 1853.92 0.90
Ho Chi Minh 1109.8 1115.64 -0.52