ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
27 March 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 26.89 points or 0.79% higher to 3439.35, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.07%. For more observations go to www.sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 1.40%, UOB, which gained 0.77%, Singtel, which gained 0.89%, OCBC Bank, which gained 1.09% and Venture, with a 2.08% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.46%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.71%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (+0.39%)
STI ETF (+0.59%)
DBXT MSCI China TRN ETF (+3.08%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+1.97%)
Ascendas REIT (+1.54%)
Suntec REIT (+1.60%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180810 (+9.52%)
DBS MB eCW180416 (+23.26%)
UOB MB eCW180802 (+6.90%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,439.35 +26.89 3,412.46 -8.93
Volume: 1,228.2M 1,374.8M
Value: $1,237.5M $1,357.4M
Gainers/Losers: 229/161 214/210
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
27 March 2018
The FBM KLCI index gained 2.54 points or 0.14% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.19% to 18181.45 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.06% to 1090.63 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.06% to 8039.39 points. The market traded within a range of 5.55 points between an intra-day high of 1867.11 and a low of 1861.56 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SAPNRG, SKH, GLOTEC, MEDIAC, TIGER, GDB, KSTAR, SAPNRGC64, HUAAN and AAX. Trading volume increased to 2035.62 mil shares worth RM1937.73 mil as compared to Monday’s 1983.36 mil shares worth RM1790.92 mil.
Leading Movers were PETCHEM (+13 sen to RM8.28), SIME (+4 sen to RM2.59), PPB (+22 sen to RM19.18), NESTLE (+170 sen to RM149.70) and KLCC (+6 sen to RM6.95). Lagging Movers were MISC (-11 sen to RM7.04), ASTRO (-3 sen to RM2.03), PMETAL (-5 sen to RM4.80), MAXIS (-4 sen to RM5.80) and DIGI (-3 sen to RM4.61). Market breadth was positive with 463 gainers as compared to 433 losers.
The KLCI rebounded and closed higher at 1862.45 points amid overnight rally in US market. The performance of our local bourse was in line with our regional peers as trade tension eased.
Date As of: 27 March 2018
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 241,300 40,017,500 35
Stock 9,227,233,108 7,127,171,903,130 398,519
Right 00 00 00
Warrant 43,805,582 17,493,326,150 6,364
Total 9,271,279,990 7,144,705,246,780 404,918
SET welcomes BMSCG ETF tracking mid and small-cap stocks with high CG scores
BANGKOK, March 27, 2018 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is ready to list BCAP Mid Small CG ETF (BMSCG), the exchange-traded fund (ETF), managed by Bangkok Capital Asset Management Co., Ltd. (BCAP) on March 27. BMSCG aims to invest in securities which are components of BCAP Mid Small CG Index TR.
SET Senior Executive Vice President Rinjai Chakornpipat said that BMSCG is designed to serve investors who looking for mid and small-cap stocks with good corporate governance (CG) practices, rather than SET50, by investing in BCAP Mid Small Cap CG Index TR ?, a newly developed index calculated by S&P Opco, LLC (a
subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC) and with the copyright owned by Bangkok Capital Asset Management Co., Ltd. The prominent feature of this index
is the selection of small- and mid-cap stocks embracing good CG, with stronger growth potential than large-cap securities. The index is calculated on total
return basis; the dividends are reinvested in securities, and rebalance on a monthly basis.
BMSCG is managed by BCAP with Bualuang Securities pcl as its market maker and participant dealer, while Thailand Securities Depository Co., Ltd. is its
For more information, please see the fund's prospectus at the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.or.th, and Bangkok Capital Asset
Management Co., Ltd.'s website at www.bcap.co.th, as well as SET at www.set.or.th/etf.
As of 27 March 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,107.72 5,334.13 773.58
Proprietary 8,964.00 7,922.10 1,041.90
Foreign 25,264.19 25,304.84 -40.65
Individual 20,411.08 22,185.92 -1,774.84
Total Trading Value 60,746.99 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most rally as U.S.-China trade war anxiety fades
* Asian shares ex-Japan rise more than 1 pct
* Philippines finishes 1.5 pct higher
By Syed Saif Hussain Naqvi
March 27 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets rose in line with global equities on Tuesday, after reports of
U.S.-China trade negotiations and Chinese premier's pledge to ease access for American businesses allayed fears of a trade war
between the two economies.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extended gains to finish over 1 percent higher, after Wall Street scored its best day in 2-1/2 years on Monday.
Philippine shares .PSI ended 1.5 percent higher, bolstered by financials.
"The Philippine market has nosedived from a high of 9,000, eventually down to 7,834 yesterday, which has inspired some buying appetite in the market," said Manny Cruz, analyst at Asiasec Equities Inc.
"The oversold nature of the market, boosted by gains in Wall Street has improved trading today."
Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI.PS was the biggest boost to the main index, soaring as much as 5.2 percent.
Vietnam shares .VNI ended flat, paring most of the session's gains that lifted had the index to an all-time top.
Gains in consumer staple stocks offset losses in financials, with Vietnam Dairy Products JSC VNM.HM gaining more than 2 percent and contributing most to the benchmark.
Indonesian shares .JKSE ended the session marginally higher, boosted mainly by healthcare and materials stocks.
The index of the country's 45 most liquid stocks rose 0.15 percent.
Singapore shares .STI ended 0.8 percent higher as financials gained.
Market Current Previous Pct Move
Singapore 3439.35 3412.46 0.79
Bangkok 1802.58 1801.1 0.08
Manila 8047.03 7932.38 1.45
Jakarta 6209.35 6200.172 0.15
Kuala Lumpur 1862.45 1859.91 0.14
Ho Chi Minh 1171.73 1171.22 0.04