ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
09 November 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 12.75 points or 0.42% lower to 2997.72, taking the year-to-date performance to -10.92%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which declined 1.28%, DBS, which gained 0.35%, OCBC Bank, which gained 0.44%, CapitaLand, which declined 2.79% and NOL, with a 0.96% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.16%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.39%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Technology Index, which rose 1.38%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Silverlake Axis and STATS ChipPAC – ended 2.17% higher and remained unchanged respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index, which slipped 1.24%. SingTel shares declined 1.28% and StarHub declined 1.09%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Is Msci India 100 (-1.89%)
Spdr Gold Shares (-1.28%)
Sti Etf (-0.33%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (-1.30%)
Capitacom Trust (-1.83%)
Suntec Reit (-2.45%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160404 (-0.85%)
OCBC Bk MBeCW160406 (+2.15%)
UOB MB eCW160111 (-3.03%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,997.72 -12.75 2,999.56 +25.15
Volume: 1,169.3M 1,104.3M
Value: $1,011.7M $743.3M
Gainers/Losers: 172/245 164/225
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
09 November 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 0.41 points or 0.02% on Monday. The Finance Index fell 0.05% to 14322.62 points, the Properties Index up 0.18% to 1220.51 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.22% to 7721.9 points. The market traded within a range of 5.53 points between an intra-day high of 1686.32 and a low of 1680.79 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include ARMADA, INSTACO, TMS, INSTACO-WB, AIRASIA, SANICHI, XOX, MRCB-WA, BORNOIL and PUC. Trading volume decreased to 2097.60 mil shares worth RM1704.38 mil as compared to Friday’s 2275.66 mil shares worth RM2020.66 mil.
Leading Movers were KLK (+40 sen to RM23.40), IHH (+9 sen to RM6.59), KLCC (+6 sen to RM6.97), YTL (+1 sen to RM1.52) and PPB (+8 sen to RM15.60). Lagging Movers were HLFG (-42 sen to RM14.12), GENTING (-16 sen to RM7.65), PETGAS (-18 sen to RM22.92), PETCHEM (-3 sen to RM6.54) and SKPETRO (-1 sen to RM2.20). Market breadth was negative with 434 gainers as compared to 469 losers.
The KLCI started the week on a positive note, closed marginally higher at 1686.11 points on prospect of higher interest rate hike by Federal Reserve following a stronger-than-expected jobs report.
Date As of: 09 November 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 32,200 11,232,400 18
Stock 3,439,843,757 4,188,675,571,983 193,505
Right 40,100 40,100 02
Warrant 1,344,700 41,020,300 89
Total 3,441,260,757 4,188,727,864,783 193,614
Thai bourse grants awards to rural social developer, drug fighter
BANGKOK, November 9, 2015 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) honors and encourages philanthropic actions of individuals and organizations to create sustainable society through its annual "Social Recognition Project" covering seven areas. This year's award from the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) for rural social development, sponsored by SET, has just been granted to "Neon Kho Community Organization Development Institute" (Rural university, in Rayong province, the eastern part of Thailand), while the award
from the Duang Prateep Foundation has been granted to Somsak Eamsaard.
These two awards are part of the awards in seven areas, selected by seven organizations, recognizing the outstanding individuals, and is one of SET's key corporate social responsibility projects. The awards honor and motivate the social leaders who are dedicated to benefiting the society and encouraging others to follow their paths towards.
Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi, SET chairman said that the organization, Neon Kho Community Organization Development Institute, selected by PDA, had remarkable work in developing rural communities in Rayong. In addition, this year the award from Duang Prateep Foundation to the person best exemplifies its key mission to continuously protecting residents from drugs went to Somsak Eamsaard, an ex-school principle and a community activist who has dedicated more than 40 years to fighting with drugs. At today's event, SET granted THB 2 million each to PDA and Duang Prateep Foundation for their great contribution to the society.
PDA Chairman Mechai Viravaidya said that since the establishment in 1974, PDA has been committed to enhance rural community development to promote community self-reliance and empowerment, improve living condition, and educate people to do good deeds, in order to synergize to better the overall society. The SET's
Social Recognition Project has significantly supported PDA's mission. We congratulated Neon Kho Community Organization Development Institute, the awardee, based on its clear concept with determination to better the community's living condition, while coaching them to rely on themselves under Sufficiency Economy philosophy, a path towards sustainability.
Prateep Ungsongtham Hata, secretary of the Duang Prateep Foundation, said that the foundation, as one of the seven organizations in the Social Recognition project, always fight drug problems, and prevent the community against drugs.
This year's award was given to Somsak who has been devoted himself to teaching in Chumphon, a southern province in Thailand, and also dedicated himself to find ways to solve drug and drug-related problems for more than 40 years. After retirement, Somsak has continued to work for the community. His contributions deserved to be recognized and honored, and can be a good exemplary model for good deeds, making the Thai society a better place to live.
SET has recently granted an award, the award for Sugree Charoensook to Narong Prangcharoen, a Thai composer of classical music with international acclaim, who has dedicated more than 12 years to enhancing the standard of classical music composition in Thailand and building reputation for Thailand. The selection is
in process for the other four foundations namely the Football History Association of Thailand; the Professor Sangvian Indaravijaya Foundation; the Vimuttayalaya Foundation; and the Thai Library Association, and the results will be announced soon.
As of 9 November 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,408.96 2,639.51 -230.55
Proprietary 2,784.95 3,771.30 -986.35
Foreign 5,491.27 6,515.11 -1,023.83
Individual 21,826.70 19,585.96 2,240.74
Total Trading Value 32,511.88 M.Baht
Vietnam index dips, volume at 1-week high
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI closed down 0.28 percent on Monday, the second fall in a row, led mostly by energy firms while volume reached a one-week high.
A total of 122.66 million shares changed hands, above the five-day average of 112.28 million and the highest since Nov. 2.
Top dairy products maker Vinamilk VNM.HM , Vietnam's biggest listed firm by market value, lost 1.55 percent, followed by PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM , the country's third-largest stock, that fell 1.05 percent along with several energy shares.
Investors should take profit during the gaining sessions while they could take the risk of buying stocks in the falling sessions, BIDV Securities said in a note to clients.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close .
VN Index 610.66
PREV. CLOSE 612.36
% CHANGE -0.28%
SE Asia Stocks - Most down on Fed rate expectations, China woes
Most Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Monday, in line with weak local currencies, as expectations of the U.S. Fed's lift off in December and China's
weak exports data hit risk appetite.
The Thai key stock index .SETI was down 0.9 percent at 1,402.57, the lowest close since Oct. 30. Top losers included PTT Global Chemical PTTGC.BK , down 2.7 percent, after it
posted a weaker-than-expected quarterly profits.
Any slide in Thai stocks in coming weeks is likely to attract more investors of long term equity funds (LTFs) and retirement mutual funds (RMFS), brokers said.
Demand for the funds often increases towards the end of the year due to tax incentives.
Domestic-led selling sent Indonesian's index .JKSE down 1.5 percent and the Philippine index .PSI 0.7 percent lower.
Indonesia saw a net inflow of 87 billion rupiah ($6.38 million) while the Philippines had a net 66 million pesos ($1.40 million) worth of inflows.
Most emerging Asian currencies slid on Monday amid strength in the U.S. dollar.
Vietnam .VNI closed down 0.3 percent, led by energy firms while volume reached a one-week high urn:newsml:reuters.com
Singapore .STI fell 0.4 percent while Malaysia .KLSE was little changed. Both markets will be closed on Tuesday for a holiday.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2997.72 3010.47 -0.42
Kuala Lumpur 1686.11 1685.70 +0.02
Bangkok 1402.57 1414.54 -0.85
Jakarta 4499.51 4566.55 -1.47
Manila 7070.19 7118.20 -0.67
Ho Chi Minh 610.66 612.36 -0.28