ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
11 May 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 18.79 points or 0.54% higher to 3470.8, taking the year-to-date performance to +3.14%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 0.38%, SingTel, which gained 0.93%, UOB, which gained 0.99%, Sembcorp Ind, which declined 1.83% and Keppel Corp, with a closed unchanged.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.09%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.15%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Technology Index, which rose 2.07%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Silverlake Axis and STATS ChipPAC – ended 4.07% higher and remained unchanged respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Utilities Index, which slipped 1.39%. United Envirotech shares gained 1.70% and Hyflux remained unchanged.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.09%)
STI ETF (+0.86%)
DBXT FTSE Vietnam ETF (-0.37%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaCom Trust (unchanged)
CapitaMall Trust (+0.94%)
Ascendas REIT (-0.41%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
KepCorp MBeCW150901 (-3.37%)
NOL MB eCW160201 (-2.08%)
DBS MB eCW151001 (+3.15%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,470.8 +18.79 3,452.01 +19.23
Volume: 1,125.8M 1,222.9M
Value: $801.7M $990.9M
Gainers/Losers: 221/179 236/200
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
11 May 2015
The FBM KLCI index lost 2.16 points or 0.12% on Monday. The Finance Index increased 0.14% to 16083.96 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.14% to 1318.25 points and the Plantation Index down 0.76% to 7455.78 points. The market traded within a range of 10.67 points between an intra-day high of 1814.24 and a low of 1803.57 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include VSOLAR, KANGER-WA, KANGER, LUSTER, DGB, FRONTKN, NEXGRAM, APFT, NOVAMSC and K1. Trading volume increased to 1541.13 mil shares worth RM1602.60 mil as compared to Friday’s 1518.07 mil shares worth RM1973.08 mil.
Leading Movers were AXIATA (+12 sen to RM6.74), IHH (+8 sen to RM6.00), PPB (+12 sen to RM15.32), CIMB (+4 sen to RM5.93) and SKPETRO (+1 sen to RM2.78). Lagging Movers were MISC (-17 sen to RM8.41), KLK (-40 sen to RM21.72), IOICORP (-7 sen to RM4.13), TENAGA (-18 sen to RM13.80) and YTL (-2 sen to RM1.65). Market breadth was negative with 342 gainers as compared to 484 losers.
The KLCI erased its earlier gains and ended marginally lower at 1805.49 points as investors’ sentiment remained cautious, despite the gains in Wall Street on last Friday that buoyed by encouraging data from US jobs report and decline in unemployment rate.
Date As of: 11 May 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
Total 7,955,704,101 4,869,474,858,414 184,488
ETF 22,400 18,353,400 21
Stock 7,951,858,401 4,869,194,688,314 183,920
Right 00 00 00
Warrant 3,823,300 261,816,700 547
As of 11 May 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,101.55 4,252.17 1,849.37
Proprietary 2,788.21 4,865.44 -2,077.24
Foreign 9,436.16 7,763.09 1,673.07
Individual 13,718.62 15,163.83 -1,445.21
Total Trading Value 32,044.53 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends down 0.5 pct as selling picks up
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index fell 0.51 percent to close lower on Monday, dragged by selling after two sessions of gains late last week.
Selling strengthened in the afternoon session after buying gave a minor boost to the index following its gains last Thursday and Friday.
Stocks of 126 firms declined, led by a 0.79-percent fall in Petrovietnam Gas, the biggest listed firm, while 79 shares gained and overall, 108.34 million shares changed hand, above the five-day average of 91.53 million, based on Thomson Reuters data.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at the close
VN Index 551.67
PREV. CLOSE 554.51
% CHANGE -0.51%
SE Asia Stocks-Fall after late selling; Singapore bucks trend
Most Southeast Asian stock markets retreated on Monday, with Thai benchmark ending at its day's low as domestic investors cashed in quick gains, but
stocks in Singapore extended gains to a near one-week high helped by select large caps.
Bangkok's SET index closed down 0.6 percent at 1,501.30. Late selling hit banking shares, sending Krung Thai Bank Pcl 0.5 percent lower and Siam Commercial Bank down 1.2 percent.
Retail investors and brokers were net sellers for the day, stock exchange data showed, while foreign investors bought a net 1.67 billion baht ($50 million) after seven sessions of net selling worth 9.6 billion baht ($285 million).
Foreign investors led selling in Malaysia , the Philippines and Indonesia , recording net outflows of 165.74 million ringgit, 832 million peso and 66.7 billion rupiah, respectively.
Singapore's Straits Times Index was up 0.5 percent at 3,470.80, the highest closing level since May 5. Shares of Singapore Telecommunications and United Overseas Bank both rose almost 1 percent.
China's interest rate cut kept shares worldwide near record highs on Monday, though euro zone bourses, bonds and the euro were pegged back by a lack of progress in resolving Greece's financing woes.
Singapore's index could weaken towards 3,370 if Greece fail in its reform talk efforts and default on its debt, according to Singapore's based broker NRA Capital report.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 3470.80 3452.01 +0.54
Kuala Lumpur 1805.49 1807.65 -0.21
Bangkok 1501.30 1510.51 -0.61
Jakarta 5172.48 5182.21 -0.19
Manila 7777.90 7763.21 +0.19
Ho Chi Minh 551.67 554.51 -0.51