ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
05 March 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended -20.26 points lower or -0.59% to 3395.27, taking the year-to-date performance to +0.90%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.18% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.17%. The top active stocks were SingTel (-1.20%), DBS (+0.05%), Keppel Land (-0.44%), OCBC Bank (-0.48%) and Global Logistic (unchanged).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Utilities Index (+1.66%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Utilities Index are United Envirotech (unchanged) and Hyflux (+0.58%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index, which declined -1.31% with Wilmar International’s share price declining -0.61% and Thai Beverage’s share price declining -2.06%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the IS MSCI India (-1.22%), SPDR Gold Shares (-0.31%), DBXT MSCI Thailand TRN ETF (-0.38%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were CapitaMall Trust (+0.94%), Ascendas REIT (+2.02%), CapitaCom Trust (+0.28%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI25000MBeCW150429 (-14.16%), HSI24200MBePW150429 (+10.53%), HSI23800MBePW150330 (+16.92%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were OCBC Bk MBeCW150803 (-6.36%), KepCorp MBeCW150901 (-2.73%), DBS MB eCW150420 (+1.96%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,415.75 +20.48 3,395.27 -20.26
Volume: 572.8M 1,237.7M
Value: $613.5M $934M
Gainers/Losers: 181/163 167/245
Date As of: Thursday, March 05, 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
Total 5,425,743,643 5,751,445,786,883 207,189
ETF 1,079,200 103,511,600 20
Stock 5,357,955,443 5,749,327,362,283 205,459
Warrant 66,709,000 2,014,913,000 1,710
As of 5 March 2015 Unit: M.Baht Unit: M.Bah
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,395.70 5,541.40 854.31
Proprietary 4,779.93 7,471.69 -2,691.76
Foreign 16,839.51 15,821.39 1,018.12
Individual 39,009.27 38,189.94 819.33
Total Trading Value 67,024.41 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends down 0.6 pct, banks lead
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index fell 0.58 percent to close at 596.91 points on Thursday, retreating from a multi-month high reached in the previous sessions as most big-caps lost ground.
Hanoi-based Vietcombank , Vietnam's top lender by market value, led the decliners to fall 2.32 percent, followed by VietinBank , that decreased 2.08 percent and BIDV with a 2.69 percent loss.
Trading volume, however, surged to a level unseen in more than five weeks, at 134 million shares, on extended robust trade by both foreign and domestic investors that had lifted the index to its highest since Nov. 17 on Wednesday.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close.
VN Index 596.91
PREV. CLOSE 600.39
% CHANGE -0.58%
SE Asia Stocks-Thai index hits 6-wk closing low; Malaysia falls before rate decision
The Thai key stock index fell to a six-week closing low on Thursday as large caps traded ex-dividend while the Malaysian benchmark posted its worst fall in nearly two months amid broad-based selling ahead of the central bank's decision on interest rates.
Kuala Lumpur's composite index was down 1.1 percent, the biggest single-day loss since Jan. 6, with twenty six out of 30 stocks measured by the index down. The index ended at 1,806.09, the lowest close since Feb. 13.
Malaysia's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 3.25 percent on Thursday, as expected, saying inflation is only expected to trend higher after the first quarter of 2015.
The announcement came after markets closed for the day.
Thai SET index eased 0.6 percent to 1,553.33, the lowest close since Jan. 21. Large caps going ex-dividend led the losers, including shares of Bangchak Petroleum and Electricity Generating .
Shares of telecoms firm Jasmine International plunged nearly 20 percent, reflecting an absence of a rights to receive dividends.
Stocks in Singapore , the Philippines and Vietnam ended in negative territory while Indonesia erased most earlier gains.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 3395.27 3415.53 -0.59
Kuala Lumpur 1806.09 1825.54 -1.07
Bangkok 1553.33 1562.84 -0.61
Jakarta 5450.95 5448.06 +0.05
Manila 7819.04 7847.83 -0.37
Ho Chi Minh 596.91 600.39 -0.58