ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
21 October 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 6.67 points or 0.22% higher to 3025.7, taking the year-to-date performance to -10.09%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which gained 0.26%, DBS, which gained 0.85%, Wilmar Intl, which declined 0.32%, Noble, which declined 0.97% and UOB, with a 0.15% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.21%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.02%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Industrials Index, which rose 0.46%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Jardine Matheson Holdings and Jardine Strategic Holdings – ended 0.98% higher and 0.74% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which slipped 1.23%. Raffles Medical Group shares remained unchanged and Tianjin Zhongxin Pharmaceutical Group Corporation declined 2.17%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Dbxt Msci Taiwan Etf 10 (+0.20%)
Spdr Gold Shares (+0.22%)
Sti Etf (unchanged)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (unchanged)
Capitamall Trust (+0.49%)
Keppel Reit (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
STI 3000MBeCW151231 (-2.74%)
NKY 18000MBePW151211 (-11.72%)
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
UOB MB eCW160111 (-2.29%)
OCBC Bk MBeCW160406 (-2.34%)
DBS MB eCW160201 (+3.13%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,025.7 +6.67 3,019.03 -5.47
Volume: 2,478.8M 2,522.5M
Value: $696M $934.9M
Gainers/Losers: 218/210 217/211
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
21 October 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 2.08 points or 0.12% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 0.26% to 14644.49 points, the Properties Index up 0.72% to 1193.62 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.55% to 7528.53 points. The market traded within a range of 14.87 points between an intra-day high of 1710.25 and a low of 1695.38 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SUPERMX-C1, FBMKLCI-HG, INSTACO, MQTECH, PBBANK-C5, TMS, UEMS-C17, BORNOIL-OR, FBMKLCI-HK and CAP. Trading volume increased to 2386.59 mil shares worth RM2191.67 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 2129.88 mil shares worth RM1851.15 mil.
Leading Movers were GENTING (+14 sen to RM7.32), IHH (+11 sen to RM6.52), CIMB (+8 sen to RM4.97), GENM (+7 sen to RM4.35) and KLK (+28 sen to RM22.88). Lagging Movers were ASTRO (-6 sen to RM2.87), HLFG (-22 sen to RM14.72), SIME (-8 sen to RM8.58), UMW (-6 sen to RM8.02) and PETDAG (-16 sen to RM23.34). Market breadth was positive with 537 gainers as compared to 310 losers.
The KLCI rose to close at 1707.11 points, despite overnight losses in US market on mixed earnings reports. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying interest in heavy weight counters such as Genting, IHH and CIMB.
Date As of: 21 October 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 8,600 6,263,600 14
Stock 5,636,520,287 4,992,758,573,169 244,814
Right 11,000 11,000 01
Warrant 9,674,800 188,761,100 478
Total 5,646,214,687 4,992,953,608,869 245,307
As of 21 October 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Date As of: 21 October 2015
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,273.33 3,176.12 -902.78
Proprietary 2,606.95 2,698.15 -91.19
Foreign 6,235.10 6,206.36 28.74
Individual 19,490.14 18,524.90 965.24
Total Trading Value 30,605.52 M.Baht
Vietnam index nearly flat, most big caps lose
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI stood nearly flat, closing down 0.04 percent on Wednesday, with most blue chips losing ground led by Vingroup VIC.HM and PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM .
Top property firm Vingroup dropped 1.18 percent to over a two-week low, and PetroVietnam Gas also lost 0.43 percent following a fall of oil prices after industry data showed a larger-than-expected build in U.S. crude inventories last week.
Insurer BaoViet Holdings BVH.HM extended its gain to the second straight session, advancing 1.79 percent.
VN Index 590.24
PREV. CLOSE 590.45
% CHANGE -0.04%
SE Asia Stocks-Mostly firmer; Indonesia up on palm oil shares, inflow
Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday, with Indonesia hitting a more than two-month high, helped by palm oil shares and inflows, but sentiment was slightly dented as China's benchmark indexes posted their worst daily performance in five weeks. .SS
Some investors awaited clues from the European Central Bank's policy meeting scheduled later in the week, while the slow pace of growth in Japan's exports due to weakness in China also hit investor sentiment.
The Jakarta Composite Index .JKSE ended 0.4 percent higher after touching its highest level since Aug. 11 in early trade.
Jakarta saw a net foreign inflow of $27.24 million.
The stock index got a boost as a rise in crude palm oil prices to 2-week highs sent shares of plantation firms soaring.
PT Astra Agro Lestari AALI.JK and PT London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk LSIP.JK rose 5.8 percent and 9.6 percent, respectively.
Thai shares .SETI closed 0.2 percent weaker, but energy shares were firmer, led by a 2.1 percent rise in PTT Exploration and Production PTTEP.BK .
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 3025.70 3024.50 +0.22
Kuala Lumpur 1707.68 1705.03 +0.12
Bangkok 1415.80 1418.63 -0.20
Jakarta 4605.23 4585.82 +0.42
Manila 7092.90 7060.85 +0.45
Ho Chi Minh 590.24 590.45 -0.04