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09 January 2015

The Straits Times Index (STI) ended -6.67 points lower or -0.20% to 3338.44, taking the year-to-date performance to -0.79%.

The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +0.13% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +0.13%. The top active stocks were UOB (-2.66%), DBS (+0.25%), OCBC Bank (-0.76%), SingTel (-1.27%) and Keppel Corp (-1.18%).

The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Health Care Index (+1.52%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Health Care Index are Raffles Medical Group (+0.78%) and Biosensors International Group (+3.23%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index, which declined -1.13% with SingTel’s share price declining -1.27% and StarHub’s share price declining -0.24%.

The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the SPDR Gold Shares (+0.41%), DBXT MSCI Asia Ex Japan ETF (-6.88%), IS MSCI India (+1.92%).

The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were CapitaMall Trust (+1.48%), Ascendas REIT (+1.25%), CapitaCom Trust (+0.85%).

The most active index warrants by value today were HSI24200MBeCW150226 (+4.10%), HSI24000MBeCW150129 (+14.09%), HSI23400MBePW150226 (-7.90%).

The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW150602 (-0.90%), KepCorp MBeCW150602 (-8.70%), OCBC Bk MBeCW150803 (unchanged).
 Singapore Stock Market
                                    Friday                  Thursday
*ST Index          3,338.44  -6.67     3,345.11  +46.75
Volume:               1,335.8M                    1,405M
Value:                $1,254.1M                  $1,154M
Gainers/Losers:   199/193                    254/131


Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
09 Jan 2015

The FBM KLCI index gained 4.38 points or 0.25% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.13% to 15180.13 points, the Properties Index up 0.96% to 1268.09 points and the Plantation Index down 0.47% to 7798.03 points. The market traded within a range of 12.73 points between an intra-day high of 1738.54 and a low of 1725.81 during the session.

Actively traded stocks include HUBLINE, IFCAMSC, TDEX-WA, TDEX, ASIABIO-WA, HIS-H4, ARMADA, IFCAMSC-WA, SUMATEC and IRIS. Trading volume increased to 1717.65 mil shares worth RM1809.34 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1603.76 mil shares worth RM1837.32 mil.

Leading Movers were SKPETRO (+8 sen to RM2.42), PPB (+46 sen to RM14.26), PETCHEM (+16 sen to RM5.06), IHH (+10 sen to RM4.87) and RHBCAP (+15 sen to RM7.66). Lagging Movers were KLK (-64 sen to RM22.16), ASTRO (-5 sen to RM2.97), GENTING (-11 sen to RM8.64), MAYBANK (-9 sen to RM8.61) and PETGAS (-12 sen to RM21.72). Market breadth was positive with 424 gainers as compared to 342 losers.

The KLCI rose 4.38 points to 1732.44 on the last trading day of the week, boosted by surge in overnight US market as oil steadied, hopes for continued improvement in the U.S economy and signs of a strengthening labour market. The performance of our benchmark index was supported by buying in selected heavyweight counters, led by SapuraKencana.


Trade Summary
Date As of:     09 January 2015    
Description                Volume                         Value          Frequency
ETF                              47,600                 32,295,300                  215
Stock              8,444,620,412    7,403,327,709,713          237,174
Right                      1,307,400                    1,307,400                    11
Warrant              111,190,375            5,292,801,950              2,429
Total               8,557,165,787     7,408,654,114,363          239,829


Trading Summary

As of  9 January  2015         Unit: M.Baht
Type                                Buy                   Sell                    Net
Institution                4,574.18           2,444.94        2,129.23     
Proprietary              3,818.93           4,035.09          -216.16     
Foreign                  10,707.83         11,577.90          -870.06     
Individual              30,416.20          31,459.20      -1,043.01     
Total Trading Value     49,517.13 M.Baht     


Vietnam index ends at 1-month high; banks lead gains

Vietnam's benchmark VN Index  climbed 2.94 percent to close at its highest in a month, led by the all-gain banking sector and PetroVietNam Gas , the country's top firm by market value.
 PetroVietNam shares jumped 6.47 percent to their highest close since Dec. 10 after the company said it would buy back 10 million shares at as much as 100,000 dong ($5) each in the first quarter of 2015.
Hanoi-based Vietcombank , Vietnam's top lender by market value, advanced 6.65 percent in strong buying from both the domestic and foreign investors on expectations of positive results and talk about the lender buying out a smaller local bank, analysts said.
Strong buying in most blue-chips spread positive sentiment across the market, while analysts expected some adjustments early next week before further gains boosting the index to as high as 580 points, led by banking, energy and property shares.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index   at the close

                VN Index     569.73           
       PREV. CLOSE     553.47           
          % CHANGE      2.94%           
              HIGH     570.52           
               LOW     555.53           


SE Asia Stocks - Philippines hits record close in strong week  

The Philippine main index  hit a record close on Friday as foreign inflows lifted selected large-caps, while most other markets in Southeast Asia extended
gains in line with broader Asia ahead of U.S. jobs data.
The Philippine composite index finished up 0.48 percent at 7,402.72, topping the previous all-time peak closing level of 7,392.20 touched on May 15.
 It was up 2.4 percent on the week, a third consecutive weekly rise.
 Among the actively traded, shares of Metropolitan Bank & Trust   rose 1.6 percent, while SM Investment  climbed 1.3 percent. Foreign investors led the buying, stock exchange data showed.
Southeast Asia ended the week mixed, with Vietnam   up 4.4 percent, a third straight week of gains, while Thai shares  climbed 2.1 percent, the first gain in five weeks.
Singapore , Malaysia  and Indonesia  posted weekly losses of 1 percent, 1.2 percent and 0.5 percent, respectively.

 Market                      Current               Prev Close     Pct Move
 Singapore                 3338.44                 3345.11            -0.20
 Kuala Lumpur          1732.44                1728.06            +0.25
 Bangkok                   1529.42                1521.62             +0.51
 Jakarta                      5216.67                5211.83             +0.09
 Manila                       7402.72               7367.63             +0.48
 Ho Chi Minh              569.73                  553.47             +2.94

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This year in Thailand-what next?

AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More






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