ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
30 July 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended +8.48 points higher or +0.26% higher to 3,245.45, taking the year-to-date performance to +2.47%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.04% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.74%.
The top active stocks were SingTel (+0.51%), Kep Corp (-0.67%), DBS (-0.24%), OCBC Bk (+0.95%) and UOB (+0.19%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Consumer Goods which gained +1.18%.The two biggest stocks of the Consumer Goods Index are Wilmar International (+1.27%) and Thai Beverage (+2.86%). The underperforming sector, FTSE ST Utilities declined -2.81% with United Envirotech declining -6.83% and Hyflux declining -0.76%.The FTSE ST Health Care Index gained +0.34% and the FTSE ST Industrials Index declined -0.20%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were SPDR GOLD SHARES (-0.53%), IS MSCI INDIA 100 (-2.23%) and NIKKO AM SINGAPORE STI ETF (+0.61%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were CapitaMall (unchanged), Ascendasreit (-0.43%) and CapitaComm (-2.06%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI21800MBeCW130829 (+6.20%), HSI21600MBeCW130927 (unchanged) and HSI21200MBeCW130829 (+8.92%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were KepCorp MBeCW131101 (-3.05%), OCBC Bk MBeCW131101 (+11.48%) and DBS MB eCW130910 (-1.56%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,245.45 +8.48 3,236.97 +0.87
Volume: 2,186.1M 1,761.6M
Value: $1,215.6M $911.4M
Gainers/Losers: 195/202 152/282
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
30 July 2013
The FBM KLCI index lost 3.70 points or 0.21% on Tuesday. The Finance Index fell 0.71% to 17135.43 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.46% to 1380.57 points and the Plantation Index down 0.09% to 8378.8 points. The market traded within a range of 7.43 points between an intra-day high of 1800.20 and a low of 1792.77 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SONA-WA, SONA, LUSTER, TMS, MAS, FLONIC, CIMB, CSL, CLIQ-WA and THEHEAVY. Trading volume increased to 2145.87 mil shares worth RM2072.73 mil as compared to Monday’s 1205.54 mil shares worth RM1734.47 mil.
Leading Movers were BAT (+60 sen to RM61.30), PETDAG (+30 sen to RM27.00), GENM (+20 sen to RM4.21), PETCHEM (+5 sen to RM6.65) and RHBCAP (+3 sen to RM8.56). Lagging Movers were CIMB (-16 sen to RM8.15), MAYBANK (-14 sen to RM10.56), HLFG (-14 sen to RM14.30), TENAGA (-9 sen to RM9.00) and PETGAS (-8 sen to RM20.92). Market breadth was negative with 299 gainers as compared to 436 losers.
The KLCI extended its loss to finish at 1795.08 points. The investors were reluctant to jump in and stay sidelined with the focus on the upcoming US
Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and European Central Bank meetings. Besides, investors are also waiting for the release of a slew of key US economic data, which includes the 2Q GDP. Back in Malaysia, trading volume surged beyond the 2 billion level, buoyed by the overwhelming debut of Sona Petroleum. The largest SPAC to date managed to draw huge interest of the local investing community, with the mother share closed 4.7% higher than its IPO price while its warrant rose at a whopping 247%.
Date As of: 30 July 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 13,500 6,721,500 07
Stock 4,061,038,579 9,075,411,459,111 130,929
Right 48,527 48,527 06
Warrant 36,055,875 1,143,341,125 966
Total 4,097,156,481 9,076,561,570,263 131,908
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,281.59 3,707.68 -1,426.09
Proprietary 5,315.47 4,768.80 546.67
Foreign 6,583.04 6,627.99 -44.95
Individual 17,021.44 16,097.07 924.36
Total Trading Value 31,201.55 M.Baht
Vietnam's VN index was up 0.6 percent at the close on Tuesday, lifted by buying in most big cap firms but investors stayed cautious, with trade volume down to a three-week low.
Energy firm PetroVietnam Gas rose 0.8 percent, dairy maker Vinamilk edged up 0.7 percent and steel maker Hoa Phat climbed 3 percent as most blue chips gained.
Financials were among the biggest winners, with Vietcombank <VCB.HM> and Eximbank both increasing 0.7 percent and
Vietinbank, up 0.5 percent.
Trade was expected to be choppy and liquidity low in the coming sessions, traders said. Many brokers were advising
traders to opt out.
VN Index 488.54
PREV. CLOSE 485.69
% CHANGE 0.59%
Most Southeast Asian stock markets posted modest gains on Tuesday, helped by selective buying in the reporting season, but a fall in volume suggested cautions remained ahead of the key central bank meetings, including U.S. Federal Reserve.
Thai stocks underperformed after late selling in large caps, led by PTT Pcl. Political concerns persisted ahead of a parliamentary session next week which will consider a number of key bills related to investment and political issues.
Thai main SET index pared its earlier gain to fall 1.3 percent to 1,435.44, the lowest close in nearly three weeks.
Nomura said it was cautious on Thai stock market in the short- to medium-term due to economic headwinds and rising political tension.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 427.48 428.58 -0.26
Singapore 3245.45 3236.97 +0.26
Kuala Lumpur 1795.08 1798.78 -0.21
Bangkok 1435.44 1454.28 -1.30
Jakarta 4608.49 4580.47 +0.61
Manila 6728.00 6717.66 +0.15
Ho Chi Minh 488.54 485.69 +0.59
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