ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
14 March 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 18.2 points or 0.64% higher to 2847.06, taking the year-to-date performance to -1.24%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 0.92%, SingTel, which gained 0.53%, OCBC Bank, which gained 1.71%, Keppel Corp, which declined 0.33% and UOB, with a 0.75% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.21%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.17%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Technology Index, which rose 0.98%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Silverlake Axis and CSE Global- ended 2.54% higher and 1.08% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Basic Materials Index, which slipped 1.48%. Midas Holdings shares declined 1.75% and Geo Energy Resources remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (+1.06%)
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.59%)
IS MSCI India 100 (+0.63%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Capitamall Trust (unchanged)
Capitacom Trust (-0.69%)
Ascendas REIT (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160711 (+3.82%)
KepCorp MBeCW161212 (+0.75%)
UOB MB eCW160705 (+0.84%)
For real time price updates throughout the course of the trading day, investors can access and sort market information here.
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,847.06 +18.2 2,828.86 +19.74
Volume: 1,380.8M 1,839.5M
Value: $969.7M $919.7M
Gainers/Losers: 229/190 249/167
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
14 March 2016
The FBM KLCI index gained 3.77 points or 0.22% on Monday. The Finance Index fell 0.04% to 14376.5 points, the Properties Index up 0.38% to 1141.81 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.66% to 8036.46 points. The market traded within a range of 12.15 points between an intra-day high of 1708.10 and a low of 1695.95 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include GAMUDA-WE, RSENA-WA, AAX-WA, SONA-WA, SMTRACK, HIBISCS, AAX, XOX, VIVOCOM and APFT. Trading volume decreased to 1472.66 mil shares worth RM1614.29 mil as compared to Friday’s 1632.46 mil shares worth RM1753.90 mil.
Leading Movers were GENM (+13 sen to RM4.39), PETCHEM (+7 sen to RM6.82), MISC (+9 sen to RM8.90), KLCC (+6 sen to RM7.14) and DIGI (+4 sen to RM4.96). Lagging Movers were PETDAG (-40 sen to RM24.10), PETGAS (-32 sen to RM21.96), AMMB (-3 sen to RM4.57), SKPETRO (-1 sen to RM2.10) and GENTING (-4 sen to RM8.84). Market breadth was positive with 419 gainers as compared to 412 losers.
The KLCI extended its midday gains and closed higher at 1700.31 points amid positive performance in Wall Street on last Friday. Our benchmark index was buoyed by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Genting Malaysia, MISC and KLCC.
As of 14 March 2016 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,197.25 5,900.47 -703.22
Proprietary 4,941.95 5,042.62 -100.67
Foreign 13,137.01 11,083.69 2,053.32
Individual 24,572.85 25,822.27 -1,249.42
Total Trading Value 47,849.05 M.Baht
Vietnam index gains; energy shares rise
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI ended 0.12 percent up on Monday, a third straight session of gains, as energy stocks advanced following a recent rally in global oil prices.
PetroVietnam Transportation Corp PVT.HM , a crude-oil transporter, closed up 4.81 percent, PV Drilling PVD.HM , which
provides drilling services, rose 1.13 percent and gas importer and supplier Petrovietnam Gas GAS.HM ticked up 0.21 percent.
Oil prices eased on Monday, weighed down by global oversupply and slowing economic growth prospects, after Brent
crude oil registered a third straight week of gains on March 11.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 577.98
PREV. CLOSE 577.26
% CHANGE +0.12%
SE Asia Stocks-Rise on Fed, inflows; Indonesia at near 8-month high
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Monday as investors shifted focus to key central bank meetings, with fund inflows continuing amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve may not consider an interest rate hike at a meeting this week.
Indonesia was an outperformer, with the benchmark Jakarta composite index .JKSE up 1.3 percent at the highest close since July 23, 2015.
Indonesia's central bank is set to meet on Thursday to review its monetary policy, with analysts in a Reuters poll
nearly even split on whether Bank Indonesia will cut its key interest rate for a third time this year.
Malaysia posted a net foreign buying worth 256 million ringgit ($62.4 million) while the Thai stock market had a net
foreign buying worth 2.05 billion baht ($58.52 million), stock exchange.
The overall stock market of the Philippines .PSI and Indonesia .JKSE both reported a relative modest net foreign
buying worth 1.15 billion peso ($24.62 million) and 8.5 billion rupiah ($653,925), respectively.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2847.06 2828.86 0.64
Kuala Lumpur 1700.31 1696.54 0.22
Bangkok 1394.27 1393.41 0.06
Jakarta 4877.53 4813.78 1.32
Manila 7112.89 7098.64 0.2
Ho Chi Minh 577.98 577.26 0.12