ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
22 November 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 6.64 points or 0.19% higher to 3430.02, taking the year-to-date performance to +19.07%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 1.85%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.76%, Singtel, which gained 0.27%, Genting Sing, which gained 0.74% and UOB, with a 0.08% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.16%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.27%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Nikko Am Singapore STI ETF (+0.28%)
STI ETF (+0.29%)
Lion-Phillip S-REIT (-0.49%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-2.11%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-1.44%)
Ascendas REIT (-0.38%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180412 (+15.58%)
DBS MB ePW180412 (-14.46%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW180301 (+7.41%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,430.02 +6.64 3,423.38 +36.79
Volume: 2,620.9M 2,503.7M
Value: $1,274.6M $1,345.7M
Gainers/Losers: 231/218 234/204
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
21 November 2017
The FBM KLCI index gained 2.32 points or 0.14% on Tuesday. The Finance Index fell 0.23% to 15937.73 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.25% to 1210.46 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.39% to 7919.31 points. The market traded within a range of 6.28 points between an intra-day high of 1722.73 and a low of 1716.45 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SUMATEC, TRIVE, DGB, BJCORP, PALETTE, KEYASIC, UMWOG, HUAAN, HUBLINE and DGB-WA. Trading volume increased to 2273.20 mil shares worth RM2368.66 mil as compared to Monday’s 1977.49 mil shares worth RM2144.16 mil.
Leading Movers were RHBBANK (+16 sen to RM4.88), PETGAS (+48 sen to RM17.14), TM (+17 sen to RM6.15), PPB (+32 sen to RM16.88) and IHH (+6 sen to RM5.68). Lagging Movers were HLBANK (-30 sen to RM15.40), AMMB (-8 sen to RM4.16), DIGI (-3 sen to RM4.66), ASTRO (-3 sen to RM2.70) and BAT (-34 sen to RM39.66). Market breadth was negative with 240 gainers as compared to 684 losers.
The KLCI ended with a positive note and closed higher at 1718.36 points amid overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted up by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as RHB bank, Petronas and Telekom.
Date As of: 22 November 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 315,800 36,638,200 17
Stock 10,831,312,701 8,030,883,009,672 327,254
Right 55 5,500 02
Warrant 19,711,200 1,303,986,400 925
Total 10,851,339,756 8,032,223,639,772 328,198
As of 22 November 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,080.21 5,252.94 -172.73
Proprietary 6,090.84 5,510.22 580.62
Foreign 19,427.98 18,510.44 917.54
Individual 27,016.61 28,342.03 -1,325.43
Total Trading Value 57,615.64 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Rise tracking Asian peers, Wall Street
Southeast Asian stock markets, except Philippines, ended higher on Wednesday, tracking gains in Asia
and U.S. indexes overnight, which hit record closing highs led by gains in this year's top-performing technology sector.
Asian shares .MIAPJ0000PUS hit a more than 10-year peak again, as strong world growth and rising corporate profits lured
hordes of investors into equities.
On Tuesday, the S&P technology index .SPLRCT gained 1.2 percent, helped by a nearly 1.9 percent rise in Apple Inc
AAPL.O . The index has risen 38.6 percent this year, by far more than any other sector. .N
"A strong Wall Street has spilled over to Asian equities," said Manny Cruz, an analyst at Manila-based Asiasec Equities
Singapore shares .STI firmed for a fourth straight session, with the index closing at its highest since May, 2015.
The city-state's top lenders DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI gained 1.9 percent, while OCBC OCBC.SI rose 0.8 percent.
Thailand .SETI ended up 0.2 percent, led by energy stocks and materials, with Siam Cement SCC.BK 1.6 percent higher.
Thai exports rose for an eighth straight month in October, with shipments recovering despite the baht THB=TH appreciating
more than 9 percent against the dollar so far this year.
The Philippine index .PSI fell 0.3 percent after having gained as much as 0.7 percent earlier, dragged down by
industrial and telecom stocks.
"We saw furious selling at the end. The Philippines market is down mostly due to accelerated selling of BDO Unibank and SM
Investments. Funds and investors are taking profits off the two stocks," said Fio de Jesus, an analyst at RCBC Securities.
Index heavyweight BDO Unibank Inc BDO.PS slid 3 percent, while SM Investments Corp SM.PS lost 1.5 percent.
Shares of telecom operator PLDT Inc TEL.PS slipped for a third day, their lowest in nearly two months.
On Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte invited China to operate a third major telecom firm in the country, turning to a
historic rival to break a longstanding duopoly that has frustrated consumers for years.
Vietnam .VNI rose 1.6 percent, hovering near decade-highs, helped by financials and consumer staples.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3430.02 3423.38 0.19
Bangkok 1713.13 1710.48 0.15
Manila 8265.68 8289.19 -0.28
Jakarta 6069.785 6031.862 0.63
Kuala Lumpur 1723.54 1720.68 0.17
Ho Chi Minh 932.66 918.3 1.56