ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
25 October 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 12.71 points lower or -0.39% to 3,205.24, taking the year-to-date performance to +1.20%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -0.02% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.21%. The top active stocks were SingTel (-1.32%), OCBC Bk (-0.48%), Capitaland (-0.95%), Golden Agri-Resources (+1.84%) and Noble Grp (-1.87%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index (+0.39%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Real Estate Investment Trusts Index are CapitaMall Trust (unchanged) and Ascendas REIT (+0.43%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Technology Index, which declined -3.70% with LionGold’s share price declining -15.25% and STATS ChipPAC’s share price declining -4.17%. The FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index declined -0.11%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the SPDR STI ETF (-0.62%), SPDR Gold Shares (+0.68%) and iShares MSCI India (-0.17%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Suntec REIT (unchanged), CapitaMall Trust (unchanged) and Ascendas REIT (+0.43%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI22800MBePW131128 (+4.76%), HSI23200MBeCW131128 (-18.92%) and HSI22400MBeCW131128 (-10.20%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were UOB MB eCW140103 (-7.38%), OCBC Bk MBeCW140203 (-3.23%) and KepCorp MBeCW140203 (-2.25%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,205.24 -12.71 3,217.95 +13.15
Volume: 2,102.8M 1,800.6M
Value: $950.1M $911.1M
Gainers/Losers: 186/240 222/159
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
25 Oct 2013
The FBM KLCI index lost 1.36 points or 0.07% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.10% to 16854.8 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.36% to 1355.21 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.15% to 8541.76 points. The market traded within a range of 8.34 points between an intra-day high of 1820.81 and a low of 1812.47 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include HUBLINE, TMS, SUMATEC-OR, MAS, TALAMT, AT, IRIS, TIGER, XDL and CENSOF. Trading volume increased to 1759.00 mil shares worth RM1418.12 mil as compared to Thursday’s 1520.05 mil shares worth RM1657.15 mil.
Leading Movers were PETGAS (+30 sen to RM23.80), BAT (+24 sen to RM63.00), GENTING (+16 sen to RM10.54), UMW (+14 sen to RM12.68) and PPB (+10 sen to RM14.68). Lagging Movers were PETDAG (-20 sen to RM30.70), HLBANK (-12 sen to RM14.28), TENAGA (-13 sen to RM9.37), SKPETRO (-8 sen to RM4.19) and GENM (-5 sen to RM4.25). Market breadth was negative with 380 gainers as compared to 385 losers.
The FBM KLCI eased mildly by 1.36 points to 1,817.57 on the last week of the week. The index hit an intra-day high of 1820.81 points in early trading before falling to a mid-day low of 1812.47 points. The KLCI then recovered some ground before closing as the Budget 2014 was unveiled at 4pm. Meanwhile, most of the regional peers ended in red as concerns over a repeat of June's credit crunch in China overshadowed gains on Wall Street.
Date As of: 25 October 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 6,500 2,766,500 07
Stock 4,919,924,418 5,965,047,008,233 163,421
Warrant 92,316,000 6,386,099,500 2,289
Total 5,012,246,918 5,971,435,874,233 165,717
As of 25 October 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,728.38 2,817.55 -89.17
Proprietary 4,745.96 4,853.23 -107.27
Foreign 6,783.76 6,918.17 -134.41
Individual 14,047.72 13,716.86 330.85
Total Trading Value 28,305.82 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index ended nearly unchanged on Friday, closing at 500.75 points, as investors booked profits after shares have had
several gains, analysts said.
"Investors snapped profits from rising stocks and bought in the shares that have not fully done their upward course," said
analyst Le Dac An at Tan Viet Securities.
Share movements were mixed and liquidity remained moderate, indicating that funds still stayed within the market, An said.
Shares of Binh Minh Plastics Co lost the most, falling 2.9 percent, while real estate firms Tan Tao Investment and Industry Corp and HAGL Co had slight gains.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index
VN Index 500.75
PREV. CLOSE 501.17
% CHANGE -0.08%
Malaysian shares closed a tad lower on Friday, trimming early modest losses after the government unveiled its budget for 2014, while Thai shares retreated from two days of gains as Bank of Thailand cut its GDP growth forecast, triggering late selling.
Kuala Lumpur's composite index closed down 0.07 percent at 1,817.57, from a record closing high of 1,818.93 on Thursday. It edged up 1 percent on the week, Southeast Asia's best performer.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak unveiled his government's budget for 2014 on Friday, seeking to address a large fiscal deficit, shrinking current account surplus and growing debt pile that are sources of concern for investors and ratings agencies.
The Thai SET index finished down 0.8 percent after climbing 1.2 percent in the past two sessions and ending the week down 2 percent, the region's worst.
Thailand's central bank cut its forecast for growth in gross domestic product to 3.7 percent from 4.2 percent in July and slashed its forecast for 2013 export growth to just 1 percent from July's 4 percent.
Sharemarkets in the region ended mixed on the week, with the Philippines closing down 1 percent after three weeks of gains.
Singapore and Indonesia extended gains for a third week, adding 0.4 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively.
Vietnam rose for a second week, up 0.2 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 424.98 425.18 -0.05
Singapore 3205.24 3217.95 -0.39
Kuala Lumpur 1817.57 1818.93 -0.07
Bangkok 1454.88 1466.32 -0.78
Jakarta 4580.85 4594.85 -0.30
Manila 6539.81 6583.77 -0.67
Ho Chi Minh 500.75 501.17 -0.08
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