ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
23 November 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 6.85 points or 0.2% lower to 3423.17, taking the year-to-date performance to +18.83%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.89%, Singtel, which closed unchanged, Keppel Corp, which gained 0.80%, UOB, which gained 0.23% and OCBC Bank, with a 0.33% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.40%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.89%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
STI ETF (-0.29%)
Nikko Am Singapore STI ETF (-0.56%)
Ishares Usd Asia Hy Bond ETF (+0.18%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.61%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (unchanged)
Mapletree Log Tr (-1.56%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180412 (-9.55%)
DBS MB ePW180412 (+11.27%)
OCBC Bk MB eCW180301 (-5.17%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,423.17 -6.85 3,430.02 +6.64
Volume: 2,634.7M 2,620.9M
Value: $976.9M $1,274.6M
Gainers/Losers: 143/311 231/218
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
23 November 2017
The FBM KLCI index lost 2.27 points or 0.13% on Thursday. The Finance Index fell 0.04% to 15987.5 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.18% to 1213.44 points and the Plantation Index down 0.12% to 7946.59 points. The market traded within a range of 7.59 points between an intra-day high of 1728.18 and a low of 1720.59 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include JAG-WB, PUC, ARMADA, TRIVE, ORION, CSL, SUMATEC, ORION-WA, HIBISCS and HUBLINE. Trading volume decreased to 2089.84 mil shares worth RM1868.72 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 2237.98 mil shares worth RM2609.49 mil.
Leading Movers were YTL (+3 sen to RM1.23), IJM (+7 sen to RM3.12), GENM (+4 sen to RM5.10), PPB (+10 sen to RM16.76) and CIMB (+3 sen to RM5.98). Lagging Movers were BAT (-60 sen to RM38.06), PETDAG (-16 sen to RM23.50), GENTING (-14 sen to RM9.15), WPRTS (-5 sen to RM3.61) and PETGAS (-2 sen to RM16.54). Market breadth was negative with 433 gainers as compared to 445 losers.
The KLCI ended with a negative note and closed lower at 1721.27 points. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counter such as BAT, PETDAG and Genting.
Date As of: 23 November 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 17,647,500 10,777,189,800 42
Stock 13,388,752,149 7,120,402,417,219 311,089
Right 1,908,300 2,576,800 34
Warrant 1,019,593,500 201,627,405,700 1,476
Total 14,427,901,449 7,332,809,589,519 312,641
As of 23 November 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 5,847.20 5,767.75 79.45
Proprietary 4,807.99 5,783.11 -975.12
Foreign 13,772.98 14,227.78 -454.79
Individual 22,938.24 21,587.78 1,350.46
Total Trading Value 47,366.42 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Singapore falls on profit-booking; Philippines up 1 pct
Singapore shares fell on Thursday on concerns over tighter monetary policy following strong growth
data and as investors took profits after four straight sessions of gains, while the Philippine index .PSI rose about 1 percent on industrials.
In Asian stock markets, moves were mostly minor, with Japan closed for a holiday. U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Singapore shares .STI closed down 0.3 percent, with lenders OCBC OCBC.SI falling 0.3 percent and DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI declining 0.9 percent. Thai Beverage TBEV.SI dropped 1.6 percent.
"What we are seeing today...is that it (the index) is just taking a breather," said Wong Kok Hoong, sales trader at Maybank Kim Eng Securities.
The city-state's economy grew at its fastest pace in nearly four years in the third-quarter, thanks to a boom in manufacturing that some analysts say will encourage tighter monetary policy in 2018.
Singapore and other trade-reliant economies in Asia have received a boost this year from an improvement in global demand, with Thailand and the Philippines also reporting better-than-expected economic growth figures.
Philippine shares .PSI rose, with index heavyweight SM Investments Corp SM.PS up 1.5 percent and Aboitiz Equity Ventures AEV.PS gaining 4.4 percent.
"The infrastructure program of the government and the investment climate of the country is improving," said a Manila-based analyst, who did not want to be named.
The Philippine tax reform bill, aimed at generating revenue to fund a multi-billion dollar infrastructure program, is awaiting Senate approval.
Vietnam .VNI closed 0.1 percent higher, after earlier rising as much as 1 percent to a fresh near-decade peak.
Real estate firm Vingroup JSC VIC.HM gained 0.7 percent, while Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade CTG.HM jumped 4.6 percent.
Indonesian stocks .JKSE edged lower, with an index of the country's 45 most liquid stocks .JKLQ45 ending little changed.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3423.17 3430.02 -0.20
Bangkok 1707.38 1713.13 -0.34
Manila 8343.23 8265.68 0.94
Jakarta 6063.245 6069.785 -0.11
Kuala Lumpur 1721.27 1723.54 -0.13
Ho Chi Minh 933.7 932.66 0.11