ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
05 July 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 22.61 points higher or +0.72% higher to 3,169.73, taking the year-to-date performance to +0.08%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +0.61% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +0.38%.
The top active stocks were DBS (+1.02%), GLP (+1.41%), Kep Corp (+0.57%), Ramba (+9.82%) and UOB (+1.30%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Utilities Index which gained +1.04%.The two biggest stocks of the Utilities Index are United Envirotech (+2.66%) and Hyflux (-0.78%). The underperforming sector, FTSE ST Health Care, declined -0.73% with Biosensors International declining -0.92% and Raffles Medical Group declining -1.56%. The FTSE ST Industrials Index gained +0.69%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were ISHARES MSCI SINGAPORE 100 (-1.09%), SPDR GOLD SHARES (-1.31%) and IS MSCI INDIA 100 (+0.88%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Ascendasreit (+0.44%), Kep REIT (+0.76%) and SuntecReit (-0.31%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI20400MBeCW130829 (+24.82%), HSI21200MBeCW130829 (+25.97%) and HSI20400MBeCW130829 (-20.15%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW130910 (+23.19%), OCBC Bk MBeCW140102 (+2.46%) and KepCorp MBeCW130902 (+8.00%).
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
5 July 2013
The FBM KLCI index gained 0.93 points or 0.05% on Friday. The Finance Index increased 0.02% to 16994.2 points, the Properties Index up 1.45% to 1384.82 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.24% to 8412.63 points. The market traded within a range of 6.80 points between an intra-day high of 1778.96 and a low of 1772.16 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include ETITECH, LUSTER-WB, SCOMIES, TAGB, JAKS, PUNCAK, CLIQ-WA, FLONIC, TGOFFS and SALCON. Trading volume increased to 1628.18 mil shares worth RM1959.05 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1175.76 mil shares worth RM1578.75 mil.
Leading Movers were PETDAG (+28 sen to RM26.08), PETGAS (+26 sen to RM21.16), PPB (+14 sen to RM14.50), HLFG (+10 sen to RM14.68) and UEMS (+9 sen to RM3.08). Lagging Movers were BAT (-72 sen to RM58.68), MAYBANK (-12 sen to RM10.38), GENM (-7 sen to RM3.87), SIME (-4 sen to RM9.46) and CIMB (-2 sen to RM8.27). Market breadth was positive with 544 gainers as compared to 215 losers.
The KLCI extended its gains and finished at 1772.27 points today ahead of the weekend. Trading volume surged beyond the 1.6b level in the last trading day of the week as the investors’ sentiments were lifted by the big rally in the European market after European Central Bank pledged to keep the interest rate low for an extended period.
As of 05 Jul 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,995.69 5,138.21 -1,142.52
Proprietary 5,645.34 5,446.21 199.13
Foreign 8,086.36 6,754.28 1,332.08
Individual 19,101.23 19,489.92 -388.69
Total Trading Value 36,828.62 M.Baht
Foreign exchange reserves in Indonesia fell to $98.1 billion in June from $105.2 billion the previous month, the central bank governor said on Friday.
Rising concerns among foreign investors over a ballooning current account deficit and the Fed's stimulus led to a heavy sell off in the country's bond, capital and forex markets.
Central bank governor Agus Martowardojo also told a news conference that July inflation was expected at 2.38 percent month-on-month. Inflation was seen between 7.2-7.8 percent this year.
Date As of: Friday, July 05, 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 400 157,200 01
Stock 2,917,120,210 3,597,727,044,716 97,368
Right 200,199 223,993,725 77
Warrant 71,297,377 2,487,223,755 1,325
Total 2,988,618,186 3,600,438,419,396 98,771
HANOI, July 5 - Vietnam's benchmark VN Index <.VNI> closed down 0.32 percent on Friday as foreigners sold in some big caps and other investors stayed on the sidelines, traders said.
PetroVietnam Gas, the biggest company by capitalisation, fell 1.7 percent. Property firm Hoang Anh Gia Lai dropped 1.4 percent and Eximbank lost 0.7 percent.
Analysts recommended investors wait for company earnings to be released and say the market is risky at present as foreign trading was unpredictable.
VN Index 485.66
PREV. CLOSE 487.22
% CHANGE -0.32%
Most Southeast Asian stocks gained in light volume on Friday as investors bought regional large caps after signs of easier policies ahead by central banks in the UK and Europe, but caution remained ahead of a U.S. jobs report.
Share markets in the region still marked a loss on the week, led by Indonesia's 4.5 percent drop.
In Bangkok, late-buying in large cap energy and banking shares pushed the main SET index up 0.7 percent on the day, lowering its weekly loss to 0.7 percent, the region's second-worst performer.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Change on day
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 425.74 423.62 +0.50
Singapore 3169.73 3147.12 +0.72
Kuala Lumpur 1772.27 1771.34 +0.05
Bangkok 1441.33 1430.88 +0.73
Jakarta 4602.81 4581.93 +0.46
Manila 6500.48 6464.26 +0.56
Ho Chi Minh 485.66 487.22 -0.32
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