ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
4 October 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 6.71 points lower or -0.21% to 3,138.08, taking the year-to-date performance to -0.92%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined -4.31% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -4.11%. The top active stocks were Mapletree Logistics Trust (-1.42%), Innopac (-52.90%), UOB (-0.15%), SingTel (unchanged) and CapitaLand (-0.65%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE Telecommunications Index (+0.16%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index are SingTel (unchanged) and Starhub (+1.17%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Technology Index, which declined -22.81% with LionGold Corp’s share price declining -42.05% and STATS ChipPAC‘s share price declining -3.08%. The FTSE ST Consumer Goods Index declined -0.18%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the SPDR Gold Shares (+0.40%), SPDR STI ETF (-0.63%) and Lyxor MSCI Malaysia (unchanged).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Mapletree Logistics Trust (-1.42%), Ascendas REIT (-0.44%) and CapitaCommercial Trust (-0.69%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI23400MBePW131030 (+3.60%), HSI22800MBePW131128 (+2.66%) and HSI22800MBeCW131030 (-11.48%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were KepCorp MBeCW140204 (+5.84%), DBS MB eCW140102 (-1.41%) and SGX MB eCW140401 (unchanged).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,138.08 -6.71 3,144.79 -7.79
Volume: 4,594.5M 3,188M
Value: $1,230.6M $1,300.2M
Gainers/Losers: 91/395 173/239
Date As of: Friday, October 04, 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 11,000 8,022,500 10
Stock 3,769,343,780 3,904,242,581,975 95,645
Warrant 16,598,000 486,561,500 1,325
Total 3,785,952,780 3,904,737,165,975 96,980
As of 4 October 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 1,842.69 1,728.49 114.20
Proprietary 5,499.79 4,344.02 1,155.77
Foreign 6,104.35 8,427.49 -2,323.14
Individual 18,000.54 16,947.37 1,053.17
Total Trading Value 31,447.37 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index rose 1.06 percent to close at 497.50 points on Friday, boosted by foreign investors buying blue chips, an analyst said.
Shares of PetroVietNam Gas, Vietnam's largest listed firm, climbed 4.58 percent to 68,500 dong ($3.25) each, the highest since Aug. 27, with more than 2.3 million of GAS were traded, based on Reuters data.
The firm would make a dividend payment in November, which has attracted investors, said analyst Vu Tran Vinh Thuy at Dai
Viet Securities, citing a company statement released on Friday.
Foreign investors were net sellers, with a value of 32.6 billion dong on Friday, exchange data showed.
Hanoi-based lender Vietcombank gained 1.44 percent, Vingroup increased 0.8 percent, and dairy products maker Vinamilk nudged up 0.72 percent.
Liquidity declined, with 59.7 million shares changing hand, below the five-day average of 74.1 million.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index
VN Index 497.5
PREV. CLOSE 492.3
% CHANGE 1.06%
Philippine stocks were nearly flat, while Indonesian shares snapped three days of gains on Friday as investors trimmed positions in emerging markets amid rising risk aversion associated with the U.S. government shutdown.
After a choppy trade, Philippine index ended a tad higher at 6,390.48, up 0.04 percent on the day and a 0.2 percent rise for the week. Moody's sovereign rating upgrade and Asian Development Bank's growth forecast increase lifted market sentiment early in the week.
Selling hit recent large cap gainers such as Ayala Corp, while shares in BDO Unibank rose 1.5 percent on the back of recent Moody's upgrade.
Jakarta's Composite Index was among underperformers, down 0.7 percent on the day and sliding 0.8 percent on the week, the second worst after Singapore's 2.3 percent weekly loss.
Jakarta exchange saw weak trading volume that was around two-thirds of a full-day average over the past 30 sessions as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the release of foreign exchange reserve data due later in the day.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 409.20 409.74 -0.13
Singapore 3138.08 3144.79 -0.21
Kuala Lumpur 1776.56 1771.37 +0.29
Bangkok 1427.72 1429.18 -0.10
Jakarta 4389.35 4418.64 -0.66
Manila 6390.48 6387.65 +0.04
Ho Chi Minh 497.50 492.30 +1.06
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