ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
17 May 2018
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 3.71 points or 0.11% higher to 3536.76, taking the year-to-date performance to +3.93%. For more details, go to www.sgx.com/research
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.24%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.08%, Singtel, which gained 0.59%, Venture, which declined 2.26% and UOB, with a 0.17% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.34%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.31%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.42%)
STI ETF (unchanged)
Lion-Phillip S-REIT (+0.10%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+0.48%)
Suntec REIT (-0.55%)
Ascendas REIT (+0.38%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180808 (-6.32%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW181203 (unchanged)
UOB MB eCW180806 (-2.59%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,536.76 +3.71 3,533.05 -7.18
Volume: 1,476.6M 1,998.5M
Value: $1,023M $1,420M
Gainers/Losers: 174/225 162/257
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
17 May 2018
The FBM KLCI index lost 3.82 points or 0.21% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 0.30% to 18319.57 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.68% to 1075.88 points and the Plantation Index down 0.96% to 7935.74 points. The market traded within a range of 12.65 points between an intra-day high of 1867.09 and a low of 1854.44 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include MYEG, SAPNRG, NEXGRAM, GKENT, NETX, MRCB, MYEG-C30, HIS-C3B, SAPNRGC58 and YTL. Trading volume increased to 3329.08 mil shares worth RM3783.83 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 3002.88 mil shares worth RM2911.66 mil.
Leading Movers were GENM (+25 sen to RM5.23), PETGAS (+34 sen to RM17.84), GENTING (+13 sen to RM8.82), KLCC (+11 sen to RM7.93) and PETCHEM (+6 sen to RM8.68). Lagging Movers were KLK (-98 sen to RM24.42), ASTRO (-5 sen to RM1.62), YTL (-3 sen to RM1.01), TM (-14 sen to RM4.78) and MAXIS (-13 sen to RM5.67). Market breadth was negative with 438 gainers as compared to 570 losers.
The KLCI tumbled to 1854.44 points despite overnight gain in US market. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters such as KLK, Astro and YTL Corp.
Date : Thursday, 17-May-2018
Description Volume (Shares/Unit) Value (Rupiah) Frequency
ETF 266,300 28,115,400 19
Stock 8,259,969,275 8,293,807,355,021 482,268
Right 0 0 0
Warrant 37,628,700 3,903,990,600 2,865
Total 8,297,864,275 8,297,739,461,021 485,152
As of 17 May 2018 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,386.77 7,031.58 -644.81
Proprietary 11,500.95 10,506.21 994.74
Foreign 26,086.68 27,358.49 -1,271.81
Individual 27,238.75 26,316.88 921.88
Total Trading Value 71,213.15 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Philippines falls over 2 pct, Indonesia gives up early gains
* Indonesia posts lowest close since May 8
* Philippines extends fall into second day
* Vietnam closes 2.3 percent lower
By Karthika Suresh Namboothiri
May 17 (Reuters) - Philippine shares fell over 2 percent on Thursday, hurt by holding firms and property companies, while Indonesian stocks erased early gains to close lower ahead of a central bank policy decision.
The Philippine Stock Exchange PSEI Index .PSI extended falls into a second session and closed 2.2 percent lower. It has declined 1.6 percent so far this month after three straight monthly falls.
Ayala Corp AC.PS dropped over 5 percent, while SM Prime Holdings SMPH.PS closed 3.7 percent lower.
A fall in March remittances would have also worried investors, said Fio De Jesus, an equity research analyst with
RCBC Securities in Manila.
Indonesian shares closed 0.4 percent lower after rising 1 percent intraday with financials being the top losers.
Bank Central Asia BBCA.JK declined 1.7 percent to its lowest close since late April, while United Tractors
rose 4.3 percent.
Bank Indonesia will raise its key interest rate to support the rupiah and stabilise domestic markets, a majority of
economists in a Reuters poll said. The decision is due later in the day.
The rupiah IDR= has lost more than 5 percent against the dollar since late January despite central bank intervention, and in recent weeks has traded near its weakest level since December 2015.
Vietnam shares declined 2.3 percent to a one-week closing low.
Malaysian shares finished 0.2 percent lower, hurt by financials.
Earlier in the day, they gained 0.5 percent on the back of gains in consumer goods stocks after the new government said it will introduce a sales and service tax to partly offset the shortfall in revenue from effectively scrapping the general sales tax (GST) from June.
Public Bank Bhd fell 0.7 percent, while plantation company Kuala Lumpur Kepong KLKK.KL ended nearly 4 percent lower.
Malaysia's annual economic growth slowed to 5.4 percent in the first quarter, data released by the central bank showed.
Thai shares .SETI closed slightly higher, aided by energy stocks. PTT Exploration and Production PTTEP.BK rose 6.5 percent with oil prices hitting their highest since November 2014.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous close Pct Move
Singapore 3536.76 3533.05 0.11
Bangkok 1751.2 1750.62 0.03
Manila 7694.12 7869.56 -2.23
Jakarta 5815.92 5841.464 -0.44
Kuala Lumpur 1854.44 1858.26 -0.21
Ho Chi Minh 1030.64 1054.62 -2.27