ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
04 May 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 9.19 points or 0.28% lower to 3228.62, taking the year-to-date performance to +12.08%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 1.82%, UOB, which gained 0.26%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.20%, Sembcorp Marine, which gained 9.15% and Noble, with a 6.50% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.43%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.60%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (unchanged)
Ishares Usd Asia Hy Bond ETF (-0.45%)
IS MSCI India (unchanged)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (+2.43%)
Ascendas REIT (+0.43%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW170710 (-5.23%)
KepCorp MBePW171002 (-9.68%)
UOB MB eCW171101 (-1.84%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,228.62 -9.19 3,237.81 +26.7
Volume: 2,235.5M 1,544.1M
Value: $1,250.7M $1,224.1M
Gainers/Losers: 252/229 198/255
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
4 May 2017
The FBM KLCI index lost 13.84 points or 0.78% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 1.62% to 16153.28 points, the Properties Index dropped 1.11% to 1308.13 points and the Plantation Index down 0.03% to 8028.73 points. The market traded within a range of 14.48 points between an intra-day high of 1768.71 and a low of 1754.23 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include EKOVEST, KGROUP, DNEX, NETX, GLOTEC, XOX, DNEX-WD, AAX, SUMATEC and FGV. Trading volume decreased to 3449.93 mil shares worth RM2888.83 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 3899.93 mil shares worth RM3042.37 mil.
Leading Movers were WPRTS (+4 sen to RM3.88), IOICORP (+4 sen to RM4.55), KLCC (+6 sen to RM7.91), YTL (+1 sen to RM1.47) and PETDAG (+16 sen to RM24.12). Lagging Movers were MAYBANK (-7 sen to RM9.20), AMMB (-20 sen to RM5.40), GENM (-10 sen to RM5.76), RHBBANK (-9 sen to RM5.43) and BAT (-74 sen to RM45.40). Market breadth was negative with 185 gainers as compared to 824 losers.
The KLCI extended its losing streak after closing lower at 1758.67 points following overnight mix performance in US market. The performance of our local bourse was limited as profit taking kicked in.
Date As of: 04 May 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 829,300 94,926,600 38
Stock 21,486,511,602 12,041,366,061,724 353,841
Warrant 75,140,400 3,729,468,300 3,106
Total 21,562,481,302 12,045,190,456,624 356,985
As of 4 May 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,288.16 3,702.36 1,585.80
Proprietary 4,582.36 4,611.81 -29.45
Foreign 12,149.79 12,638.37 -488.58
Individual 17,028.91 18,096.68 -1,067.77
Total Trading Value 39,049.22 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Largely up; Philippines posts over 7-mth closing high
Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, with the Philippines .PSI posting its highest close since September 2016, buoyed by mining stocks after the ouster of the country's environment minister over her anti-mining
Philippine lawmakers ended a 10-month crusade by Environment Secretary Regina Lopez on Wednesday, forcing out the eco-warrior whose mining crackdown was backed by the president but led to demands of her removal by miners.
Apex Mining Co Inc APX.PS surged as much as 20.2 percent to its highest in over two months, before closing 6.4 percent higher. Philex Mining Corp PX.PS closed up 0.4 percent after rising as much as 1.3 percent.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS slid 0.4 percent, taking cues from a subdued session on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve's hawkish policy statement. MKTS/GLOB
The Fed downplayed weak first-quarter economic growth and emphasised the strength of the labour market, a sign it was still on track for two rate increases this year.
Singapore shares .STI fell, dragged down by financials. DBS Group Holdings Ltd DBSM.SI fell 1.8 percent and
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd OCBC.SI dropped 0.2 percent.
Malaysian shares .KLSE hit a near two-week closing low, hit by financials.
A $1.7-billion property deal that was expected to ease the debt burden of Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fell through on Wednesday, complicating Prime Minister Najib Razak's efforts to move on from a financial scandal surrounding the fund.
Thai shares .SETI posted their highest close since April 18, buoyed by financial and energy stocks, while Indonesia
.JKSE gained 0.4 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3228.62 3237.81 -0.28
Bangkok 1573.05 1564.12 0.57
Manila 7755.75 7682.26 0.96
Jakarta 5669.443 5647.368 0.39
Kuala Lumpur 1758.67 1772.51 -0.78
Ho Chi Minh 722.02 719.54 0.34