ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
30 June 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 38.61 points or 1.18% higher to 3318.79, taking the year-to-date performance to -1.38%.
The top active stocks today were Singtel, which gained 1.94%, DBS, which gained 1.92%, CapitaLand, which gained 2.94%, UOB, which gained 0.74% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.79% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.76%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.30%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Technology Index, which rose 2.76%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Silverlake Axis and STATS ChipPAC – ended 12.50% lower and unchanged respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Basic Materials Index, which slipped 0.36%. Midas Holdings shares declined 1.54% and NSL declined 0.34%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (+1.76%)
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.12%)
DBXT MSCI China TRN ETF (+3.20%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (+2.50%)
Mapletree Greater China Trust (unchanged)
Suntec REIT (+0.88%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
CLI MB ePW151103 (-12.86%)
DBS MB eCW150915 (+21.70%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,317.33 +37.15 3,280.18 -40.72
Volume: 1,180.8M 1,261.9M
Value: $1,259.5M $1,022.5M
Gainers/Losers: 250/173 93/392
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
30 June 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 14.72 points or 0.87% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.80% to 15432.56 points, the Properties Index up 0.53% to 1212.82 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.71% to 7268.53 points. The market traded within a range of 17.35 points between an intra-day high of 1708.38 and a low of 1691.03 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include XINHWA, CHINA50-H2, KNM, FBMKLCI-HG, FRONTKN, FBMKLCI-HK, IDMENSN, CHINA50-C2, AIRASIA and APFT. Trading volume increased to 1745.47 mil shares worth RM2251.03 mil as compared to Monday’s 1676.30 mil shares worth RM1713.94 mil.
Leading Movers were ASTRO (+15 sen to RM3.08), PETCHEM (+24 sen to RM6.32), CIMB (+16 sen to RM5.47), YTL (+4 sen to RM1.55) and GENM (+9 sen to RM4.20). Lagging Movers were MAXIS (-3 sen to RM6.37), AXIATA (-3 sen to RM6.40), TM (-2 sen to RM6.54) and HLFG (-4 sen to RM15.16). Market breadth was positive with 495 gainers as compared to 309 losers.
The KLCI ended higher at 1706.64 points on the last trading day in the first half of 2015 on mild windrow-dressing activities. Our local bourse regained some lost ground after crawling back to above 1700-point level on bargain-hunting activities despite uncertainty around Greek crisis.
As of 304 June 2015 Unit: M.Baht Unit: M.Bah
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,502.53 7,233.13 -1,730.60
Proprietary 3,770.25 4,138.17 -367.92
Foreign 12,329.98 12,253.68 76.29
Individual 23,803.55 21,781.32 2,022.23
Total Trading Value 45,406.30 M.Baht
Vietnam index edges up 0.2 pct, volume jumps 28 pct
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI closed higher 0.22 percent on Tuesday, marking the second straight gain, while volume jumped after the government approved an incentive to lift foreign ownership cap in most listed firms.
As many as 156.14 million shares changed hands, up 28 percent from Monday when the index ended up 1.72 percent.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 593.05
PREV. CLOSE 591.75
% CHANGE 0.22%
SE Asia Stocks-Most rebound; Thai SET slips near 1,500 ahead of holiday
The Philippine index ended nearly flat on Tuesday, recouping most early losses amid foreign-led buying, while share markets in Southeast Asia rebounded from the fall on the previous day but concerns remained over a looming Greek debt default.
Philippine composite index .PSI was a tad 0.04 percent down at 7,564.50, bouncing off a near one-week low of 7,496.43.
The Philippine bourse said net foreign inflows lifted shares such as Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co MBT.PS and Aboitiz Power Corp AP.PS both gained more than 1 percent.
The Philippines' index posted a 4.7 percent fall in the quarter ended June, trimming its year-to-date gain to 4.62 percent, still among regional outperformers.
Thai stocks underperformed as weak indicators in May hit economic proxies such as banks .SETB , while Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said Thai economy should see only a minor impact from the Greek debt crisis.
The key SET index .SETI shed 0.4 percent on Tuesday, ending the quarter with a modest decline of 0.09 percent. Thai stock market will be closed on Wednesday for a market holiday, reopening on Thursday.
Major Southeast Asian stock markets all suffered losses in the second quarter, reflecting uncertainties such as the U.6S. interest rate hike expectations, the Greek debt overhang and economic slowdown in the region.
Indonesia .JKSE was the quarter's worst performer, with an 11 percent drop, followed by Malaysia's .KLSE 6.8 percent and Singapore's .FTSTI 3.8 percent. Vietnam .VNI bucked the trend, up 7.6 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 3317.33 3280.18 +1.13
Kuala Lumpur 1706.64 1691.92 +0.87
Bangkok 1504.55 1511.19 -0.44
Jakarta 4910.66 4882.58 +0.58
Manila 7564.50 7567.38 -0.04
Ho Chi Minh 593.05 591.75 +0.22