ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
02 March 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 44.57 points or 1.66% higher to 2726.96, taking the year-to-date performance to -5.40%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 2.89%, Global Logistic, which gained 4.49%, OCBC Bank, which gained 2.59%, SingTel, which gained 0.81% and UOB, with a 2.68% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.74%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 1.36%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Oil & Gas Index, which rose 3.04%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Keppel Corp and Sembcorp Industries – ended 3.39% higher and 2.50% higher respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index, which rose 0.31%. CapitaMall Trust shares declined 0.46% and Ascendas REIT remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
DBXT Iboxx Korea ETF 5 (unchanged)
STI ETF (+1.86%)
Ishares USD Asia Bond ETF (-0.29%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Capitamall Trust (-0.46%)
Ascendas REIT (unchanged)
Mapletree Log Tr (+0.52%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW161004 (+15.97%)
KepCorp MBeCW161212 (+13.48%)
UOB MB eCW160711 (+14.82%)
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 2,726.96 +44.57 2,682.39 +15.88
Volume: 1,981.7M 1,406.8M
Value: $1,524.5M $1,466.7M
Gainers/Losers: 285/124 233/147
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
2 March 2016
The FBM KLCI index gained 20.21 points or 1.21% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.91% to 14268.24 points, the Properties Index up 0.11% to 1136.99 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.35% to 7848.88 points. The market traded within a range of 16.38 points between an intra-day high of 1691.03 and a low of 1674.65 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include AIRASIA, AAX, APFT, SKH, SKPETRO, GENETEC, MINETEC, XOX, TIGER and JADI. Trading volume decreased to 1664.69 mil shares worth RM2278.63 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 1673.90 mil shares worth RM1648.28 mil.
Leading Movers were SKPETRO (+8 sen to RM2.05), MAXIS (+22 sen to RM6.42), DIGI (+15 sen to RM5.08), SIME (+20 sen to RM7.90) and GENTING (+17 sen to RM8.39). Lagging Movers were UMW (-8 sen to RM6.97), KLCC (-3 sen to RM7.02), KLK (-2 sen to RM23.88), GENM (-0 sen to RM4.31) and PETDAG (-2 sen to RM25.00). Market breadth was positive with 478 gainers as compared to 375 losers.
The KLCI closed higher at 1691.03 points with last minute spike before the closing bell amid overnight gains in US Market following the better-than-expected manufacturing data. The performance of our local bourse was in tandem with our regional peers and lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as SapuraKencana Petroleum, Maxis and Digi.com.
Date As of: 02 March 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 14,300 7,255,400 11
Stock 4,352,746,330 6,268,909,689,296 278,036
Warrant 18,181,600 271,861,800 1,046
Total 4,370,942,230 6,269,188,806,496 279,093
As of 2 March 2016 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 9,321.53 5,812.66 3,508.87
Proprietary 6,934.64 6,283.40 651.24
Foreign 18,025.21 14,419.51 3,605.70
Individual 34,579.85 42,345.67 -7,765.81
Total Trading Value 68,861.23 M.Baht
Vietnam shares end at 8-week high, banks lead
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI rose 1.54 percent and closed at its highest level since
Jan. 6 on Wednesday, tracking regional markets, which rallied to two-month highs.
Banks led the gainers with two-third of the country's six listed lenders advancing. Vietcombank VCB.HM , Vietnam's
second-biggest bank by market value, rose 2.46 percent and BIDV BID.HM climbed 3.39 percent.
Shares of insurance companies also jumped, with BaoViet Holdings BVH.HM advancing 6.73 percent.
The index, Southeast Asia's best performer last year, posted the biggest one-day jump since Jan. 25.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 570.18
PREV. CLOSE 561.56
% CHANGE +1.54%
SE Asia Stocks-Rise on inflows; Philippines gains most in 5 weeks
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday as foreign investors bought into beaten down stocks on improved global risk appetite, with Philippines posting its best gain in five weeks and the Thai index hitting a more than 3-month peak.
The Philippine composite index .PSI was up 2.3 percent, its best single day increase since Jan. 27, with Megaworld Corp MEG.PS and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company TEL.PS leading the way on foreign investor-led buying.
Thai SET index .SETI advanced 1.4 percent to 1,365.31, the highest close since Nov. 26. It breached the key 1,350 level, with trading volumes nearly two times a 30-day average, as foreign investors turned net buyers for the first time in four days.
Among outperformers, Singapore's Straits Times Index .STI climbed 1.7 percent to a near two-month high ahead of the city-state's February factory activity data later in the day.
Asian shares rallied to two-month highs.
Attractive valuations across the region drew in equity investors, brokers said
Foreigners net bought Thai shares worth 3.6 billion baht ($101 million), 350 million ringgit ($84 million) worth
Malaysian stocks, 482 billion rupiah ($36 million) in Indonesian equities, and 1 billion peso ($21.14 million) in the
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2726.96 2682.39 +1.66
Kuala Lumpur 1691.03 1670.82 +1.21
Bangkok 1365.31 1346.95 +1.36
Jakarta 4836.19 4779.98 +1.18
Manila 6882.45 6729.53 +2.27
Ho Chi Minh 570.18 561.56 +1.54