ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
05 November 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 1.60 points higher or +0.05% to 3,205.54, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.21%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.19% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +0.05%. The top active stocks were Genting SP (+0.99%), Noble Group (+5.56%), DBS (+0.54%), SingTel (-0.27%) and Viking (+62.20%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index (+0.84%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index are Wilmar International (+1.47%) and Thai Beverage (+0.93%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Utilities Index, which declined -1.63% with United Envirotech’s share price declining -1.18% and Hyflux ‘s share price declining -0.84%. The FTSE ST Technology Index declined -1.05%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the iShares MSCI INDIA 100 (+0.34%), DBXT CSI300 ETF 10 (-0.27%) and LYXOR ETF MSCI INDIA 10 (-0.15%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Suntec REIT (-1.78%), Ascott Residence Trust (-3.10%) and CapitaMall Trust (-0.75%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI23200MBeCW131128 (-23.75%), HSI23600MBePW131128 (+16.26%) and HSI22800MBePW131230 (+11.70%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were GentingSMBeCW140602 (+16.00%), DBS MB eCW140102 (+10.32%) and DBS MB eCW140204 (+13.98%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,205.54 +1.6 3,203.94 +2.74
Volume: 2,044.1M 2,342.1M
Value: $867.8M $740.2M
Gainers/Losers: 208/198 172/241
As of 5 November 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,490.77 2,701.91 1,788.86
Proprietary 4,248.77 4,781.59 -532.83
Foreign 6,716.58 8,668.76 -1,952.18
Individual 19,512.87 18,816.72 696.15
Total Trading Value 34,968.98 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index closed up 0.55 percent at 499.79 points on Tuesday as some blue chips rallied and investors were also interested in buying small and mid-cap firms, analysts said.
Shares of real estate firm Tan Tao Investment and Industry Corp climbed 1.61 percent and were traded the most, with 6.4 million shares changing hands. HAGL Co was also up at 0.9 percent.
"Investors bought shares in the construction and real estate sectors as they expect solid earnings in the last quarter," said analyst Pham Van Khoa at Bao Viet Securities.
The index would rise further, but in a moderate pace because investors' selling demand is still solid, he said.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index
VN Index 499.79
PREV. CLOSE 497.07
% CHANGE 0.55%
Thai stocks jumped 2 percent on Tuesday, reversing a nearly 3 percent plunge in the previous session, amid domestic-led buying while the Philippine benchmark fell to a near three-week low led by large caps.
The Thai SET index closed at 1,415.44, near its day's high, as market players snapped up battered shares in late trading hours, including True Corporation Pcl, Krung Thai Bank Pcl and Airports of Thailand.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the government will leave the fate of the amnesty bill in the hands of senators amid opposition against the bill across the country.
The Senate is scheduled to begin its reading of the bill on Nov. 11.
Foreign investors sold a net 1.95 billion baht ($62.40 million), a fourth consecutive session of selling, stock exchange and Thomson Reuters data showed.
The Philippine main index closed down 0.4 percent at 6,519.58, the lowest close since Oct. 16, with Philippine Long Distance Telephone easing 0.5 percent after it posted a modest earnings rise.
Singapore's Straits Times Index was up 0.05 percent, paring most earlier gains. Shares in casino operator Genting Singapore, the most actively traded, rose 1 percent after its adjusted core profit topped market estimates.
Vietnam was up 0.6 percent at 499.79, the highest close in more than one week, led by property stocks.
Markets in Malaysia and Indonesia were shut on Tuesday for a market holiday and will resume trading on Wednesday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 415.80 413.57 +0.54
Singapore 3205.54 3203.94 +0.05
Bangkok 1415.44 1388.40 +1.95
Manila 6519.58 6543.39 -0.36
Ho Chi Minh 499.79 497.07 +0.55
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