ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
17 July 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 10.81 points or 0.33% higher to 3298.24, taking the year-to-date performance to +14.49%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were Global Logistic, which gained 0.61%, DBS, which gained 1.61%, Singtel, which gained closed unchanged, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.36% and UOB, with a 0.63% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.22%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.07%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (+1.48%)
STI ETF (+0.60%)
DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+1.22%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (+1.15%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (+0.30%)
Suntec REIT (+0.53%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW171016 (+21.54%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW171201 (+6.56%)
UOB MB eCW171016 (+8.96%)
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Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,298.24 +10.81 3,287.43 +51.76
Volume: 2,282.8M 2,677.3M
Value: $1,321M $1,842.7M
Gainers/Losers: 261/181 290/164
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
17 July 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 0.19 points or 0.01% on Monday. The Finance Index fell 0.17% to 16642.54 points, the Properties Index up 0.06% to 1270.48 points and the Plantation Index down 0.17% to 7841.04 points. The market traded within a range of 6.74 points between an intra-day high of 1759.52 and a low of 1752.78 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include UMWOG, VIVOCOM, VIVOCOM-WB, MLAB, ANZO, PLABS, APFT, BORNOIL, FRONTKN and STERPRO. Trading volume decreased to 2042.99 mil shares worth RM1715.85 mil as compared to Friday’s 2375.51 mil shares worth RM1913.44 mil.
Leading Movers were DIGI (+7 sen to RM4.73), BAT (+64 sen to RM43.58), PPB (+18 sen to RM16.88), AXIATA (+4 sen to RM4.64) and PETCHEM (+4 sen to RM6.89). Lagging Movers were ASTRO (-3 sen to RM2.53), KLCC (-8 sen to RM7.82), IHH (-6 sen to RM5.92), CIMB (-6 sen to RM6.28) and YTL (-1 sen to RM1.46). Market breadth was negative with 417 gainers as compared to 441 losers.
The KLCI inched up to 1755.19 points amid last Friday’s gains in US market. Market sentiment remains silenced as lack of fresh leads.
Date As of: 17 July 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 1,093,000 132,852,200 35
Stock 11,065,159,680 7,065,144,425,933 269,008
Right 913,794,485 1,120,391,385 1,154
Warrant 63,354,200 3,591,977,400 3,291
Total 12,043,401,365 7,069,989,646,918 273,488
As of 17 July 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,346.90 3,828.07 -481.17
Proprietary 3,298.15 3,253.01 45.14
Foreign 10,711.30 11,278.22 -566.91
Individual 14,333.73 13,330.79 1,002.94
Total Trading Value 31,690.08 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Largely up; Singapore closes at highest level in 2 yrs
Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday, with Singapore closing at its highest in nearly two
years, as tame inflation and soft domestic demand in the United States hurt prospects of a third interest rate hike by the
Fed policymakers are confronted with benign inflation and a tight labour market as they weigh a third rate hike and
announcing plans to start reducing the central bank's $4.2 trillion portfolio of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed
A tamer Fed bodes well for inflows into Asia as investors usually look to its markets for better yields.
In Southeast Asia, Singapore shares .STI extended gains into a third session on Monday, led by financial and real estate stocks.
DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI closed at its highest in more than 10 years, while Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust AEMN.SI ended 1.15 percent higher.
Philippine shares .PSI closed higher after two consecutive sessions of falls with industrial and real estate stocks leading the gains.
Wholesale trader SM Investments Corp SM.PS closed at its highest in nearly three weeks, while property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc SMPH.PS ended 0.76 percent higher.
"We have our State of the Nation address coming up a week from now, followed by the opening of Congress. Markets usually move higher ahead of the address," said Joseph Roxas, president of Manila-based Eagle Equities Inc.
"We expect the Senate to pass tax reform measures, mainly to lower corporate and individual income taxes."
Vietnam shares .VNI fell 1 percent to close at their lowest in a week, dragged down by financials.
Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade CTG.HM fell 2.8 percent to its lowest close in one-and-a-half months.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current previous Pct Move
Singapore 3298.24 3287.43 0.33
Bangkok 1574.09 1577.79 -0.23
Manila 7934.5 7885.9 0.62
Jakarta 5841.28 5831.795 0.16
Kuala Lumpur 1755.19 1755 0.01
Ho Chi Minh 768.91 777.6 -1.12