ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
25 July 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 12.86 points or 0.44% lower to 2932.49, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.73%.
The top active stocks today were Singtel, which declined 0.47%, CapitaLand, which gained 1.60%, DBS, which declined 0.31%, UOB, which declined 1.10% and OCBC Bank, with a 1.45% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.25%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.50%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Industrials Index, which rose 0.57%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Jardine Matheson Holdings and Jardine Strategic Holdings – ended 0.28% higher and 0.10% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which slipped 2.51%. Raffles Medical Group shares declined 3.40% and Riverstone Holdings remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
DBXT MSCI Asia Ex Japan ETF (+0.45%)
STI ETF (+0.34%)
IS MSCI India (+0.28%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (-2.37%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-2.27%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.30%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW161031 (unchanged)
UOB MB eCW161130 (-7.35%)
UOB MB eCW161031 (-5.26%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,929.85-15.5 2,945.35+4.87
Volume: 923.6M 1,094.6M
Value: $941.5M $949.4M
Gainers/Losers: 172/229 167/184
Date As of: 25 July 2016 Time 16:00:00
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 400,100 366,860,000 05
Stock 4,945,418,790 5,540,580,879,783 246,941
Right 93,561,027 93,561,047 24
Warrant 13,919,090 727,106,380 608
Total 5,053,299,007 5,541,768,407,210 247,578
As of 25 July 2016 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,849.11 6,005.23 -156.12
Proprietary 6,101.82 6,164.03 -62.22
Foreign 13,990.14 12,084.70 1,905.44
Individual 27,747.07 29,434.17 -1,687.10
Total Trading Value 53,688.14 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Singapore falls on weak economic data
Most Southeast Asian stock markets finished higher on Monday except Singapore, which posted losses after the city-state's headline consumer price index fell in June on a year-on-year basis, down for the 20th consecutive month.
The all-items consumer price index (CPI) in June fell 0.7 percent from a year earlier, after dropping 1.6 percent in May.
The median forecast in a Reuters survey was for a decline of 1.1 percent in June.
Singapore's economic growth remains sluggish, and its performance in the second half of this year will not be too
different from the first half, Ravi Menon, managing director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, said at a news conference on
Singapore's Straits Times Index .STI fell 0.5 percent, dragged down by consumer goods and consumer services stocks.
Taxi and car rental group Comfortdelgro Corp CMDG.SI and Capitaland Mall Trust CMLT.SI were among the biggest losers on
Meanwhile, other Southeast Asian markets posted meagre gains, ahead of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting starting
on Tuesday in which the Fed is expected to hold interest rates.
According to a Reuters poll, the U.S. Federal Reserve will wait until the fourth quarter before raising the interest rates,
likely in December after the presidential election.
The Bank of Japan is expected to ease policy later this month, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters,
who said a combination of measures would be used in another attempt to boost anaemic inflation.
Philippine shares .PSI closed up 0.3 percent, led by financials and consumer cyclicals.
Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co MBT.PS and Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI.PS gained 1.1 percent and 1.7 percent,
Stocks rose more than 1 percent earlier during the session as investors looked forward to President Rodrigo Duterte's first
public address since his appointment.
Duterte, who became the 16th president of the Philippines on May 30, vowed to push for several economic reforms to support
the economy, including easing tax rules, streamlining investment applications, and relaxing the secrecy law on bank deposits.
Malaysian stocks .KLSE gained 0.7 percent, driven by consumer cyclicals and financial stocks.
Malayan Banking Bhd MBBM.KL and Hong Leong Bank Bhd HLBB.KL were 0.9 percent and 1.5 percent higher, respectively.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 2929.85 2945.35 -0.53
Bangkok 1512.66 1509.13 0.23
Manila 8049.13 8025.35 0.30
Jakarta 5220.802 5197.251 0.45
Kuala Lumpur 1668.26 1657.42 0.65
Ho Chi Minh 649.3 649.87 -0.09