ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
10 June 2014
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 11.38 points lower or -0.34% to 3293.82, taking the year-to-date performance to +4.07%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.31% and the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.39%. The top active stocks were DBS (-0.12%), SingTel (-0.52%), OCBC Bank (+0.41%), UOB (-0.35%), Noble (-1.71%).
The outperforming sector today was represented by the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index (-0.01%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index are Keppel Corp (+0.19%) and Sembcorp Industries (-0.37%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Utilities Index, which declined -1.67% with United Envirotech’s share price declining -0.38% and Hyflux’s share price declining -0.42%. The FTSE ST Telecommunications Index declined -0.49%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were IS MSCI India (-0.81%), DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+0.43%), SPDR STI ETF (+0.30%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Suntec REIT (-0.27%), CapitaCommercial Trust (-0.60%), Ascendas REIT (unchanged).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI23600MBeCW140730 (+8.11%), HSI23000MBeCW140627 (+19.40%), HSI23200MBePW140730 (-10.88%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW140901 (-0.96%), DBS MB eCW140905 (+2.81%), KepCorp MBeCW141201 (+0.79%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,293.82 -11.38 3,305.2 +5.77
Volume: 2,868.5M 2,329.8M
Value: $944.6M $934.6M
Gainers/Losers: 209/224 250/187
As of 10 June 2014 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,624.20 6,973.23 -349.04
Proprietary 7,280.25 6,298.86 981.39
Foreign 14,646.31 15,460.33 -814.02
Individual 36,422.42 36,240.75 181.67
Total Trading Value 64,973.17 M.Baht
Vietnam index at 6-wk high; GAS up on possible stake sale
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index edged up 0.23 percent to close at 566.89 points on Tuesday, a six-week high, with shares of PetroVietNam Gas gaining on market talks of a possible stake sale to foreign investors, analysts said.
Tuesday's close is the highest since April 29.
Shares in GAS, Vietnam's biggest listed firm, closed up 2.88 percent at a record high of 107,000 dong ($5.05) on talks that
state oil group Petrovietnam could sell part of its 97-percent stakes in GAS to foreigners.
An analyst said Petrovietnam could sell GAS shares at 100,000-110,000 dong each.
Property firm HAGL <HAG.HM> also advanced 0.83 percent after it signed a 6.3-trillion-dong ($297 million) agriculture project with two Vietnamese firms to expand investment in the husbandry sector, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
But investors have begun taking profit from many stocks following recent gains of the index, so falling shares outnumbered those that gained on the market, said analyst Le Dac An with Tan Viet Securities.
Foreign investors have trimmed their net buying of Vietnamese equities in the past four sessions, with net purchase amount reaching 40 billion dong on Tuesday, compared with 54 billion dong in their average daily value so far in June, the exchange's data showed.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 566.89
PREV. CLOSE 565.61
% CHANGE 0.23%
SE Asia Stocks-Thai shares near 8-month highs; Indonesia outperforms
Thai shares rose to a near eight-month high on Tuesday, buoyed by a rally in Thai Airways after the military government said it would tackle expenses at state firms, while the Malaysian index ended at a near two-week high on plantation stocks.
Thai key SET index finished up 0.8 percent at 1,469.19, the highest since Oct. 18, 2013. Thai Airways International shares jumped 8.2 percent, their best gain in almost five months.
Malaysia's main index rose 0.7 percent to 1,876.61, the highest closes since May 29. Shares of plantation firms PPB Group and Kuala Lumpur Kepong were among top percentage gainers.
Indonesian shares outperformed in the region as banking shares, such as Bank Rakyat Indonesia and Bank Mandiri , recovered from recent losses. Jakarta's composite Index gained 1.3 percent to its highest in about two weeks.
The market focus was Bank Indonesia's meeting on Thursday when the central bank is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate unchanged to maintain economic growth amid growing pressure on its exports, a Reuters poll showed.
Philippine shares were among weak spots after data showed April's exports hit a three-month low. The Philippine main index eased 0.4 percent, led by losses in large caps including SM Investment and Ayala Land .
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 427.53 426.91 +0.15
Singapore 3293.82 3305.20 -0.34
Kuala Lumpur 1876.61 1863.69 +0.69
Bangkok 1469.19 1457.30 +0.82
Jakarta 4946.09 4885.08 +1.25
Manila 6777.98 6802.73 -0.36
Ho Chi Minh 566.89 565.61 +0.23