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16 May 2017

The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 36.5 points or 1.12% lower to 3227.71, taking the year-to-date performance to +12.04%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.

The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.58%, Singtel, which declined 0.27%, CapitaLand, which declined 3.05%, Noble Group, which gained 11.86% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.75% fall.

The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.44%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.55%.

The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:

STI ETF (-0.91%)

Cimb Ftse Asean40 100 (+0.55%)

SPDR Gold Shares (+0.42%)

The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:

Ascendas REIT (unchanged)

Mapletree Com Tr (-0.33%)

CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-0.92%)

The most active index warrants by value today were:

HSI24400MBePW170728 (-3.91%)

HSI25200MBeCW170629 (+1.77%)

HSI25800MBeCW170728 (+1.02%)

The most active stock warrants by value today were:

KepCorp MBePW171002 (+5.56%)

UOB MB eCW171016 (-11.34%)

DBS MB eCW171016 (-4.35%)

Singapore Stock Market
                               Tuesday                       Monday
*ST Index        3,227.71  -36.5         3,264.21  +8.92
Volume:                2,256.8M                     2,778.9M
Value:                 $1,392.3M                   $1,400.6M
Gainers/Losers:      172/292                        202/271


Malaysia

Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
16 May 2017

The FBM KLCI index lost 0.50 points or 0.03% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.01% to 16408.95 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.20% to 1317.24 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.19% to 8122.41 points. The market traded within a range of 14.45 points between an intra-day high of 1787.54 and a low of 1773.09 during the session.

Actively traded stocks include IWCITY, NETX, MALTON-WB, PWORTH, MALTON, AAX, EKOVEST, FGV-C24, EKOVEST-CA and XDL. Trading volume decreased to 3515.38 mil shares worth RM3840.29 mil as compared to Monday’s 3741.97 mil shares worth RM2995.72 mil.

Leading Movers were PETGAS (+112 sen to RM19.70), PETDAG (+34 sen to RM24.40), YTL (+2 sen to RM1.53), MISC (+7 sen to RM7.62) and PBBANK (+18 sen to RM20.16). Lagging Movers were IHH (-25 sen to RM5.92), BAT (-104 sen to RM44.90), DIGI (-10 sen to RM5.01), HLFG (-30 sen to RM17.16) and KLCC (-7 sen to RM7.75). Market breadth was negative with 412 gainers as compared to 497 losers.

The KLCI was little changed and inched down to 1778.15 points despite overnight record highs for Nasdaq and S&P in US market. The performance of our local bourse was mainly bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters such as IHH Healthcare, Digi and Genting Malaysia.

 
Indonesia

Trade Summary
Date As of:     16 May 2017     
Description             Volume                           Value       Frequency
ETF                        884,800                  91,590,000                   34
Stock           7,809,919,890      6,699,962,955,791        368,282
Right                   7,428,900                    7,723,900                  79
Warrant             49,559,300           11,462,838,600            2,061
Total            7,867,792,890      6,711,525,108,291       370,456


Thailand

Trading Summary     
As of 16 May 2017     Unit: M.Baht
Type                          Buy                 Sell              Net
Institution        6,569.84           5,179.33      1,390.51
Proprietary       5,450.91          6,686.37     -1,235.45
Foreign          19,859.54        19,951.34           -91.80
Individual       22,971.73        23,034.99          -63.26
Total Trading Value     54,852.02 M.Baht


Asean

SE Asia Stocks-Singapore down 1 pct; Thailand edges higher


Singapore shares fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday, led by industrials, while expectations of extended crude supply cuts lifted oil stocks on the Thai index.
    
Industrial stocks in Singapore  .STI  faced a big selloff, with heavyweight Jardine Matheson  JARD.SI  falling as much as 6.7 percent, to hit its lowest in three months.
    
However, Philippine shares gained, snapping two sessions of losses.   
    
"I would say this is a technical rebound," said Joseph Roxas, analyst at Manila-based Eagle Equities.  
    
"There was some selling recently because of the two big IPOs and I think that has already been absorbed by the markets and we are moving higher again."
    
A Congressional panel of Philippine lawmakers on Monday evicted an impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte, a widely expected outcome underlining the leader's steadfast legislative support.  

"Some people would attribute (the gains) to the dismissal of the impeachment complaint, but I wouldn't say that was ever a factor," he added.  
    
Real estate stocks and financials drove the gains, with property developer Ayala Land  ALI.PS  rising 4 percent. Shares
of Petron Corp  PCOR.PS  hit a five-month high after its inclusion in the Philippines Small Cap Index.  

Energy stocks outperformed in Thailand  .SETI , with top oil producers PTT  PTT.BK  and PTT Exploration and Production  PTTEP.BK  adding 1.8 percent and 2.1 percent, respectively.   
    
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, after a joint announcement by Saudi Arabia and Russia to push for an extension of supply cuts until the end of March 2018.
    
Meanwhile, Jakarta  .JKSE  snapped two sessions of gains to drift lower. Financials were the biggest losers, with Bank
Central Asia Tbk PT  BBCA.JK  falling nearly five percent.  

SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
  STOCK MARKETS                                         
                                        
  Market               Current           Previous       Pct Move
                                         Close         
  Singapore           3231.94          3264.21          -0.99
  Bangkok             1544.78          1537.42           0.48
  Manila                7802.43          7772.93           0.38
  Jakarta                5672.317        5688.87          -0.29
  Kuala Lumpur   1775.88          1778.65           -0.16
  Ho Chi Minh        727.5              725.35            0.30
                                                    



 
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ASEAN  ANALYSIS

This year in Thailand-what next?


AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More

 


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