ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
03 May 2016
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 27.32 points or 0.96% lower to 2811.2, taking the year-to-date performance to -2.48%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 0.46%, OCBC Bank, which declined 1.94%, SingTel, which declined 0.78%, UOB, which declined 1.08% and Wilmar Intl, with a 2.16% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.71%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.20%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which rose 0.83%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Raffles Medical Group and Riverstone Holdings – ended 1.06% higher and remained unchanged respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index, which slipped 2.05%. Wilmar International shares declined 2.16% and Thai Beverage declined 2.01%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
DBXT iBoxx Korea ETF 5 (unchanged)
SPDR Gold Shares (+1.66%)
STI ETF (-1.39%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Capitamall Trust (-0.97%)
Ascendas REIT (unchanged)
Capitacom Trust (-1.05%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160705 (+2.86%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW161003 (-14.29%)
UOB MB eCW160705 (-14.82%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,811.2 -27.32 2,838.52 -23.78
Volume: 901.1M 1,008.6M
Value: $1,075.7M $1,151.5M
Gainers/Losers: 151/258 170/225
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
03 May 2016
The FBM KLCI index lost 21.28 points or 1.27% on Tuesday. The Finance Index fell 1.22% to 14409.32 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.44% to 1167.54 points and the Plantation Index down 1.16% to 7621.09 points. The market traded within a range of 26.24 points between an intra-day high of 1676.03 and a low of 1649.79 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SONA-WA, VIVOCOM, SGB-PA, VIVOCOM-WB, SKPETRO, SGB, AAX-WA, AAX, HSI-C20 and RSENA-WA. Trading volume increased to 1694.39 mil shares worth RM1733.60 mil as compared to Friday’s 1496.78 mil shares worth RM2092.46 mil.
Leading Movers were WPRTS (+8 sen to RM4.23), KLCC (+9 sen to RM7.30), HLFG (+16 sen to RM15.10), TM (+4 sen to RM6.69) and DIGI (+0 sen to RM4.40). Lagging Movers were BAT (-288 sen to RM43.00), ASTRO (-10 sen to RM2.67), GENTING (-25 sen to RM8.59), CIMB (-13 sen to RM4.54) and IHH (-15 sen to RM6.40). Market breadth was negative with 221 gainers as compared to 624 losers.
The KLCI extended its losing streak and closed lower at 1651.44 points amid overnight gains in US market. Market performance remained lackluster as investors’ sentiment was dented by weaker ringgit.
Date As of: 03 May 2016
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 15,600 6,607,800 13
Stock 4,535,928,716 4,950,287,671,060 229,233
Warrant 4,809,800 81,664,200 235
Total 4,540,754,116 4,950,375,943,060 229,481
As of 3 May 2016 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,532.81 3,255.18 -722.37
Proprietary 3,857.60 3,792.39 65.21
Foreign 9,880.60 9,441.69 438.90
Individual 17,608.60 17,390.34 218.26
Total Trading Value 33,879.61 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Malaysia leads fall as banking shares decline
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended lower on Tuesday with the Malaysian index leading the decline amid falls in banking shares.
The Malaysian stock index .KLSE fell 1.3 percent to its lowest closing since Feb. 15, weighed down by the financial
Shares of Malayan Banking Bhd MBBM.KL lost 1.7 percent, while CIMB Group Holdings Bhd fell 2.8 percent after central bank data last week showed banks' loan growth continued to ease in March, ahead of earnings announcements later this month.
"In March, loans growth continued to decelerate but asset quality stablilized on month-on-month basis. However, indicators still point to subdued outlook with loan applications and approvals still falling," Kenanga Investment Bank said in a note on Tuesday.
Singapore's Straits Times Index .STI lost nearly 1 percent while Thai stocks .SETI fell 0.5 percent after the long
Most Southeast Asian markets were closed on Monday to mark the May 1 Labour Day, which fell on Sunday.
Philippine stocks .PSI failed to retain earlier gains and closed 0.1 percent lower as pre-election jitters lingered, while
the Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) .JKSE bucked the trend with a 0.1 percent gain.
"The JCI has fallen by 2.2 percent since previous week's Monday amid plenty of disappointing results. We think a rebound is due," broker Trimegah Securities in Jakarta said.
Indonesia is scheduled to release first-quarter GDP data on Wednesday. A Reuters poll showed first-quarter GDP inching up to 5.05 percent year-on-year, from 5.04 percent in the fourth quarter. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL3N17Z25B
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev close Pct change
Singapore 2811.2 2838.52 -0.96
Kuala Lumpur 1651.44 1672.72 -1.27
Bangkok 1397.87 1404.61 -0.48
Jakarta 4812.26 4808.32 0.08
Manila 7046.57 7053.88 -0.1