ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
23 July 2014
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 23.79 points higher or +0.72% to 3340.70, taking the year-to-date performance to +5.55%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +0.42% and the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +0.24%. The top active stocks were DBS (+1.70%), Global Logistic (+2.21%), UOB (+1.31%), Wilmar Intl (+0.62%), Spackman (+2.15%).
The outperforming sector today was represented by the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index (+1.33%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index are SingTel (+1.27%) and StarHub (+0.72%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which declined -1.18% with Raffles Medical Group’s share price declining -1.50% and Biosensors International Group’s share price declining -1.14%. The FTSE ST Consumer Services Index gained +0.22%. The FTSE ST Real Estate Index gained +0.43%. The FTSE ST Utilities Index declined -0.51%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were IS MSCI India (+0.68%), LYXOR Asia (+1.71%), SPDR Gold Shares (+0.03%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were CapitaMall Trust (-0.50%), Ascendas REIT (+0.43%), Suntec REIT (-0.54%),
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI23600MBePW140828 (-19.51%), HSI23800MBeCW140828 (+16.28%), HSI23000MBePW140828 (-16.28%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW140901 (+21.88%), KepCorp MBeCW141201 (-0.83%), UOB MB eCW141203 (+7.03%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,340.7 +23.79 3,316.91 +2.64
Volume: 1,671.3M 2,096.8M
Value: $985.1M $966.1M
Gainers/Losers: 247/197 230/183
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
23 Jul 2014
The FBM KLCI index gained 0.47 points or 0.03% on Wednesday. The Finance Index fell 0.02% to 17391.8 points, the Properties Index up 0.90% to 1497.42 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.32% to 9027 points. The market traded within a range of 4.31 points between an intra-day high of 1873.70 and a low of 1869.39 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include MAS, SUMATEC, TALAMT, SASBADI, AAX, NEXGRAM, SONA-WA, PRIVA, IFCAMCS-WA and ECONBHD. Trading volume decreased to 2329.06 mil shares worth RM2060.93 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 2569.70 mil shares worth RM2070.95 mil.
Leading Movers were FGV (+10 sen to RM4.11), MISC (+11 sen to RM6.63), HLFG (+26 sen to RM17.50), YTL (+2 sen to RM1.57) and UMW (+10 sen to RM11.62). Lagging Movers were ASTRO (-9 sen to RM3.29), PPB (-22 sen to RM14.18), PETDAG (-26 sen to RM19.34), RHBCAP (-10 sen to RM9.00) and KLCC (-7 sen to RM6.36). Market breadth was positive with 468 gainers as compared to 393 losers.
The KLCI swung between gains and losses before ended marginally higher at 1871.83 points. Our local bourse remained range-bound amid easing fears of geopolitical conflicts in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Sasbadi Holdings has made a strong debut listing by gaining a whopping 25.21% to end at RM1.49 after coming off from intra-day high of RM1.89.
Jakarta Stock Exchange
Top Gainer Price % Change
BBLD Buana Finance Tbk... 1,475 +25%
PUDP Pudjiadi Prestige... 480 +23.39%
GMTD Gowa Makassar Tou... 8,000 +10.34%
ASBI Asuransi Bintang 620 +8.77%
MTDL Metrodata Electro... 405 +8.58%
KBLV First Media Tbk. 2,175 +7.94%
GSMF Equity Developmen... 76 +7.04%
As of 23 July 2014 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,530.85 4,789.10 1,741.75
Proprietary 3,992.07 3,805.19 186.89
Foreign 8,136.54 8,899.41 -762.87
Individual 28,947.27 30,113.04 -1,165.77
Total Trading Value 47,606.74 M.Baht
Vietnam index eases; volume at 1-month low
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index eased 0.08 percent on Wednesday in dull trade as investors stayed on the sidelines due to mixed indicators.
"Investors were hesitant to trade due to lower-than-expected second-quarter results in some firms while technical indicators showed an upward trend for the index," said analyst Vu Thi Thu Trang from APEC Securities.
Trading volume shrank to the lowest in a month at 65.4 million shares, with nearly a third of shares unchanged or not traded, Reuters data showed.
Dairy product maker Vinamilk lost 0.73 percent while Petrovietnam Drilling and Well Services Co gained 1.66 percent.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 597.5
PREV. CLOSE 597.98
% CHANGE -0.08%
SE Asia Stocks -Thai shares rebound; Indonesia up after Jokowi win
Thai shares rose on Wednesday as investors built positions in blue-chip stocks amid a clearer political outlook while Indonesia edged up after Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of presidential election.
The Thai SET index ended up 1.4 percent after Tuesday's 1.15 percent fall with banking and consumer stocks as outperformers. Bangkok Bank hit its highest level in more than a week amid active buying.
Daiwa Capital Markets said in a report that it was more positive on the prospects for the Thai economy.
"Developments following Thailand's recent coup shows that this is not a typical Putsch, as it is pro-economic growth and investor friendly," it said.
Thailand's head of state, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, endorsed an interim constitution on Tuesday, while army leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha could become prime minister in a government to be set up under the newly drafted constitution.
Jakarta's composite index edged up, rebounding from a 0.9 percent fall on Tuesday, amid worries about potential unrest over the presidential election result.
Stocks in Singapore and most others in Southeast Asia rose in line with broader Asian stock markets.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 446.26 442.42 +0.87
Singapore 3340.70 3316.91 +0.72
Kuala Lumpur 1871.83 1871.36 +0.03
Bangkok 1541.56 1520.81 +1.36
Jakarta 5093.23 5083.52 +0.20
Manila 6892.92 6869.94 +0.33
Ho Chi Minh 597.50 597.98 -0.08