ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
19 July 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended -4.94 points lower or -0.15% lower to 3,213.26, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.46%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.40% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.19%.
The top active stocks were CNA (+97.08%), KrisEnergy (+5.0% from offer price), Kep Corp (-1.38%), THBEV (-0.89%) and Ascendas REIT (unchanged).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Utilities which gained +1.09%. The two biggest stocks of the Utilities Index are United Envirotech (unchanged) and Hyflux (+1.96%). The underperforming sector, FTSE ST Oil & Gas declined -1.18% with Keppel Corp declining -1.38% and SembCorp Marine declining -0.67%. The FTSE ST Health Care Index declined -0.37% and the FTSE ST Industrials Index declined -0.22%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were LYXOR CHINA H 10 (+0.24%), NIKKO AM SINGAPORE STI ETF (-0.31%) and SPDR GOLD SHARES (+0.53%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Ascendas REIT (unchanged), SuntecReit (-1.61%) and CapitaMall (+1.00%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI21200MBeCW130829 (-3.36%), HSI21600MBePW130829 (-1.91%) and HSI20200MBePW130829 (-1.70%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were KepCorp MBeCW131101 (unchanged), KepCorp MBeCW131001 (-25.00%) and SingTelMBeCW140102 (-3.33%).
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Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,213.26 -4.94 3,218.2 +9.87
Volume: 2,341.1M 3,370.5M
Value: $1,065.8M $1,103.8M
Gainers/Losers: 182/236 216/210
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
19 July 2013
The FBM KLCI index gained 6.20 points or 0.35% on Friday. The Finance Index increased 0.22% to 17260.75 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.36% to 1408.24 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.42% to 8417.93 points. The market traded within a range of 5.94 points between an intra-day high of 1800.26 and a low of 1794.32 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include APFT-WA, LUSTER, THHEAVY, MAS, TENAGA, CLIQ-WA, SKPETRO, THHEAVY-WA, CSL and FLONIC. Trading volume decreased to 1649.48 mil shares worth RM2366.10 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1751.46 mil shares worth RM2744.49 mil.
Leading Movers were TENAGA (+29 sen to RM9.30), KLK (+27 sen to RM21.40), AMMB (+11 sen to RM7.96), BAT (+10 sen to RM60.60) and IOICORP (+7 sen to RM5.45). Lagging Movers were HLFG (-16 sen to RM14.38), UEMS (-4 sen to RM3.06), SKPETRO (-4 sen to RM4.06), RHBCAP (-2 sen to RM8.48) and PETGAS (-2 sen to RM20.88). Market breadth was positive with 425 gainers as compared to 380 losers.
Local bourse edged 0.35% higher after Tenaga Nasional Bhd rose to a six-year high to close 3.3% higher at RM9.30. This was after the announcement of its third-quarter profit which more than doubled. The FBM KLCI index rose 6.2 points to finish the session at 1,797.74 points. We opined that the robust companies’ earnings in Malaysia will continue to provide buffer against the external negative pressures.
Across the region, nearly all bourses ended the sessions in red amid concern that the US Federal Reserve will start tapering monetary stimulus as the U.S. economy improves. Most investors are concerned growth may not be sustained if the stimulus is withdrawn prematurely. While Hang Seng Index was under pressure amid concern cities will take steps to cool the property market. While Nikkei 225 fell ahead of elections this weekend as there was some profit-taking ahead of elections.
As of 19 Jul 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,983.68 4,443.14 -459.46
Proprietary 6,690.60 6,783.88 -93.28
Foreign 11,811.87 12,011.86 -199.99
Individual 26,652.40 25,899.68 752.72
Total Trading Value 49,138.56 M.Baht
Shares in PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia rose as much as 3.1 percent after the telecom provider announced its second-quarter results.
Net profit grew 12.7 percent to 10.1 trillion rupiah ($1.01 billion) year-on-year, Telkom said in statement on Friday. The company's shares had the second-highest turnover on the stock exchange.
Indonesian blue-chip stocks rose 0.02 percent, while the broader Jakarta Composite Index was up 0.1 percent.
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 30,000 25,900,000 12
Stock 4,182,334,036 6,395,695,145,160 167,101
Right 71,131 79,789,600 14
Warrant 49,238,250 2,140,099,000 988
Total 4,231,673,417 6,397,940,933,760 168,115
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index rose 1 percent at midday on Friday, leading regional bourses, driven by gains in big cap firms in energy and banking sectors.
The index returned to positive territory and scaled the 500 point mark after closing down for the first time in a week on Thursday. Units of the state's energy firms climbed, with Petrovietnam Gas up 0.8 percent and Petrovietnam fertiliser rising 0.7 percent.
Banks were mostly up, with Vietcombank the highest gainer at 1.45 percent. Confectioner Masan Group soared
2.8 percent, dairy firm Vinamilk, the second-biggest firm by market capitalisation, rose 2.1 percent.
VN Index 501.56
PREV. CLOSE 496.84
% CHANGE 0.95%
Stock markets in Thailand and the Philippines ended weaker on Friday, dropping from their near six-week closing highs, led by profit-taking in banks as investors waited for more direction at a G20 meeting after the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman's comments.
Both Thailand's SET index and the Philippines stock index fell 0.4 percent each from their highest closing level since June 10, with banks dragging the indexes.
Thailand's Kasikornbank Pcl fell 2.4 percent and Manila's BDO Unibank was 1.9 percent weaker.
Singapore's Straits Times index fell 0.2 percent.
However, other regional markets bucked the trend, with Jakarta's Composite Index edging up 0.1 percent to a
near three-week closing high and Malaysia's main index rising 0.4 percent to a record closing high with $12.92 million
net foreign inflow.
Vietnam's VN index closed 1.4 percent up at a five-week closing high.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 434.28 435.16 -0.20
Singapore 3213.26 3218.20 -0.15
Kuala Lumpur 1797.74 1791.54 +0.35
Bangkok 1481.84 1487.19 -0.36
Jakarta 4724.41 4720.44 +0.08
Manila 6621.02 6648.35 -0.41
Ho Chi Minh 503.76 496.84 +1.39
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