ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
02 May 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 35.67 points or 1.12% higher to 3211.11, taking the year-to-date performance to +11.47%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 2.64%, UOB, which gained 4.59%, Singtel, which declined 0.27%, OCBC Bank, which gained 1.84% and CapitaLand, with a 1.86% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.40%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.12%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (-0.25%)
STI ETF (+0.94%)
SPDR Gold Shares (-1.00%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (+1.17%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (unchanged)
Mapletree Gcc Tr (+0.94%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW170710 (+26.25%)
UOB MB eCW171101 (+33.65%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW171002 (+8.18%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,211.11 +35.67 3,175.44 +4.08
Volume: 2,392.2M 1,996.3M
Value: $1,492.2M $1,576.9M
Gainers/Losers: 208/280 218/258
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
2 May 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 10.41 points or 0.59% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 1.05% to 16471.91 points, the Properties Index up 1.22% to 1328.23 points and the Plantation Index down 0.36% to 8068.06 points. The market traded within a range of 12.39 points between an intra-day high of 1781.55 and a low of 1769.16 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include KGROUP, DNEX, DNEX-WD, AAX, IRIS, XOX, ABLEGRP, CENSOF, AAX-C1 and JAG. Trading volume increased to 3883.57 mil shares worth RM3484.01 mil as compared to Friday’s 3102.58 mil shares worth RM2896.30 mil.
Leading Movers were AMMB (+14 sen to RM5.62), CIMB (+14 sen to RM5.88), GENM (+12 sen to RM5.99), PETGAS (+32 sen to RM18.80) and GENTING (+16 sen to RM10.00). Lagging Movers were DIGI (-11 sen to RM5.03), WPRTS (-5 sen to RM3.95), PETCHEM (-2 sen to RM7.28), HAPSENG (-2 sen to RM8.85) and TENAGA (-2 sen to RM13.92). Market breadth was positive with 594 gainers as compared to 411 losers.
The KLCI rose to close at 1778.47 points, lifted by gains in heavyweight counters led by AMMB Holdings and CIMB Group. The performance of our benchmark index was in line with overnight gains in US market buoyed by companies’ quarterly results.
Date As of: 02 May 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 1,899,000 546,204,300 71
Stock 8,931,938,724 7,585,605,501,081 298,273
Warrant 23,958,640 3,190,293,200 2,647
Total 8,957,796,364 7,589,341,998,581 300,991
As of 2 May 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,424.57 2,838.61 585.96
Proprietary 3,748.44 3,920.00 -171.56
Foreign 13,748.49 13,956.55 -208.06
Individual 14,204.59 14,410.92 -206.34
Total Trading Value 35,126.09 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Banks help Singapore post highest close in 21 months
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Tuesday, with Singapore .STI posting its highest
close since July 2015 as banking stocks rose on the back of better-than-expected results.
Financials led the gains after DBS Group DBSM.SI , the city-state's biggest lender, posted quarterly profit above
Last week, smaller peer United Overseas Bank UOBH.SI had reported strong quarterly profit on the back of higher net
interest income and trading income.
DBS Group and United Overseas Bank rose 2.6 percent and 4.6 percent, respectively.
Malaysian shares .KLSE closed at their highest in nearly two years. Financial and consumer stocks led the gains, with
CIMB Group Holdings Bhd CIMB.KL , the country's second largest bank by assets, finishing 2.4 percent higher.
Philippine shares .PSI ended 0.6 percent higher, underpinned by gains in industrial and real estate stocks.
Property developer SM Prime Holdings SMPH.PS was among the top performers, rising 3 percent.
Indonesian shares .JKSE reversed early gains to end the session marginally lower. Indonesia's annual inflation rate rose in April to the highest in 13 months, which was more than expected in a Reuters poll.
Broader Asian markets were stronger after a long holiday weekend, with investors making bullish bets as an overnight
rally on Wall Street and easing geo-political concerns over North Korea boosted sentiment.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rose to its highest since June 2015.
Tensions over the Korean peninsula eased slightly after U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would be honoured to meet North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un under the right circumstances.
Vietnam stock market .VNI was closed for a holiday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS: CHANGE ON DAY
Market Current previous Pct Move
Singapore 3211.11 3175.44 1.12
Bangkok 1564.12 1566.32 -0.14
Manila 7703.1 7661.01 0.55
Jakarta 5675.808 5685.298 -0.17
Kuala Lumpur 1778.47 1768.06 0.59