ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
25 July 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended -39.08 points lower or -1.19% lower to 3,235.68, taking the year-to-date performance to +2.17%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.41% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.23%.
The top active stocks were Capitaland (+0.31%), OUE HT (unchanged from IPO price), Kep Corp (-1.77%), SingTel (-1.52%) and Genting SP (-1.44%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Basic Materials which gained +1.92%.The two biggest stocks of the Basic Materials Index are Midas Holdings (+5.44%) and Geo Energy (+1.32%). The underperforming sector, FTSE ST Telecommunications declined -1.41% with Singapore Telecommunications declining -1.52% and Starhub declining -0.92%. The FTSE ST Health Care Index gained +0.34% and the FTSE ST Industrials Index declined -1.33%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were LYXOR Asia 10 (-1.30%), IS MSCI India 100 (-2.49%) and SPDR Gold Shares (-1.58%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were SPH REIT (-0.51%), CapitaMall (-1.46%) and Ascendasreit (-0.85%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI21600MBePW130829 (+4.17%), HSI21800MBeCW130829 (-6.82%) and HSI22000UBeCW130829 (+11.39%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW130910 (-4.55%), KepCorp MBeCW131101 (-7.01%) and OCBC Bk MBeCW131101 (-8.45%).
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Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,235.68 -39.08 3,274.76 +21
Volume: 3,837.2M 3,601.8M
Value: $1,394.4M $1,466.8M
Gainers/Losers: 211/254 265/170
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
25 July 2013
The FBM KLCI index lost 1.58 points or 0.1% on Thursday. The Finance Index decreased 0.2% to 17374.85 points, the Properties Index dropped 1% to 1404.56 points and the Plantation Index eased 0.3% to 8412.19 points. The market traded within a range of 3.53 points between an intra-day high of 1811.57 and a low of 1808.04 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include MAS, GBGAQRS-WA, ASUPREM, FLONIC, KINSTEL, SUMATEC-WA, SUMATEC, IRIS, MNC, TDM, and UEMS. Trading volume decreased to 1373.46 mil shares worth RM1862.6 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 1541.53 mil shares worth RM1941.09 mil.
Leading Movers were PPB (+18 sen to RM15.20), PETDAG (+10 sen to RM26.82), PETGAS (+8 sen to RM21.38), TENAGA (+2 sen to RM9.16) and CIMB (+2 sen to RM8.56). Lagging Movers were BAT (-56 sen to RM60.24), UMW (-16 sen to RM14.28), HLFG (-16 sen to RM14.40), HLBANK (-14 sen to RM14.26) and UEM (-8 sen to RM2.98). Market breadth was negative with 312 gainers as compared to 445 losers.
The KLCI swung in between the positive and negative territory in today trading before finishing flat at 1808.42 points. Declining counters outweighed the gaining counter by almost 50% as investors took profit in view of the negative lead from Wall Street. However, the impact was offset by upbeat economic data in the US and Europe and news that China is taking steps to help its economy.
Date As of: 25 July 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 12,000 5,228,500 08
Stock 3,338,809,757 4,500,479,214,545 114,259
Right 175,000 350,000 02
Warrant 37,100,000 1,653,475,500 1,226
Total 3,376,096,757 4,502,138,268,545 115,495
Trading Summary As of 25 Jul 2013
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,347.95 5,410.67 -62.72
Proprietary 8,491.47 10,199.33 -1,707.87
Foreign 12,442.67 12,066.31 376.35
Individual 30,009.28 28,615.04 1,394.24
Total Trading Value 56,291.36 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN index closed down 0.49 percent on Thursday as investors took profits and sold shares on concerns about rising inflation, traders said.
Vietnam's July consumer price index rose 0.27 percent from a month earlier, the highest in 5 months, government data released on Wednesday showed.
Top insurer Bao Viet Holdings lost 2.8 percent, food processor Masan Group fell 1.1 percent, and steel maker Hoa Phat Group decreased 1.6 percent.
Banks were among the biggest losers, with Eximbank edging down 1.4 percent, Military bank and Vietcombank down 0.8 percent and 0.4 percent respectively.
VN Index 491.78
PREV. CLOSE 494.18
% CHANGE -0.49%
Thailand's benchmark SET index tumbled 3 percent on Thursday, its worst single-day drop in six weeks, as caution over domestic political developments spurred late selling, while other markets in Southeast Asia edged lower tracking global equities.
Brokers said Thai political sentiment turned sour ahead of a parliamentary session next month which will consider a number of
key bills related to investment and political issues, including an amnesty bill.
The SET index closed at 1,456.68, the lowest in more than one week. Large caps topped losers, with Advanced Info Service
Pcl and Airports of Thailand Pcl both sliding nearly 5 percent.
Among underperformers, Jakarta's Composite Index finished down 0.9 percent amid concerns about the rupiah's weakness.
In the Philippines, the main index posted modest fall of 0.06 percent before the Philippine central bank's decision to
keep its key policy rate at 3.5 percent as expected.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 432.16 439.12 -1.41
Singapore 3235.68 3274.76 -1.19
Kuala Lumpur 1808.42 1810.00 -0.09
Bangkok 1456.68 1501.36 -2.98
Jakarta 4674.11 4718.10 -0.93
Manila 6800.11 6804.16 -0.06
Ho Chi Minh 491.78 494.18 -0.49
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