ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
07 October 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 64.4 points or 2.22% higher to 2961.81, taking the year-to-date performance to -11.99%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 3.31%, SingTel, which declined 0.27%, OCBC Bank, which gained 2.87%, Keppel Corp, which gained 3.76% and UOB, with a 3.55% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 1.22%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 2.08%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Basic Materials Index, which rose 5.38%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Midas Holdings and NSL – ended 6.90% higher and 2.77% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index, which slipped 0.08%. SingTel shares declined 0.27% and StarHub rose 1.69%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Is Msci India 100 (+0.99%)
Sti Etf (+2.39%)
Spdr Gold Shares (+1.01%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (-0.83%)
Capitamall Trust (+0.51%)
Capitacom Trust (+1.09%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
OCBC Bk MBeCW160111 (+17.24%)
KepCorp MBeCW160222 (+15.09%)
DBS MB eCW160128 (+23.29%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,961.81 +64.4 2,897.41 +46.16
Volume: 1,967.6M 1,476.8M
Value: $1,583.1M $1,237.3M
Gainers/Losers: 352/98 263/138
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
7 October 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 26.74 points or 1.61% on Wednesday. The Finance Index increased 1.68% to 14477.42 points, the Properties Index up 0.85% to 1165.98 points and the Plantation Index rose 1.21% to 7445.73 points. The market traded within a range of 33.06 points between an intra-day high of 1690.79 and a low of 1657.73 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include KNM, AIRASIA, SUMATEC, ARMADA, PERISAI, AIRASIAC25, PBBANK-C5, THHEAVY, FRONTKN and CIMB-C6. Trading volume increased to 2692.44 mil shares worth RM3213.81 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 2130.29 mil shares worth RM2118.57 mil.
Leading Movers were SKPETRO (+17 sen to RM2.07), SIME (+60 sen to RM8.80), CIMB (+31 sen to RM4.90), RHBCAP (+35 sen to RM6.30) and GENM (+18 sen to RM4.42). Lagging Movers were YTL (-2 sen to RM1.55), KLK (-16 sen to RM22.44), MISC (-4 sen to RM8.90), PETGAS (-8 sen to RM22.62) and WPRTS (-0 sen to RM4.33). Market breadth was positive with 699 gainers as compared to 223 losers.
The KLCI extended its winning streak for the third day after gaining 26.74 points to 1689.25 points following overnight mix performance in US market. The performance of our local bourse was lifted by buying in heavy weights counters such as Sapurakencana Petroleum, CIMB and Genting Malaysia.
Date As of: 07 October 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 13,400 9,498,400 14
Stock 7,256,164,910 6,465,551,587,548 298,460
Right 56,181,662 21,949,959,684 2,414
Warrant 2,138,600 141,982,800 224
Total 7,314,498,572 6,487,653,028,432 301,112
As of 7 October 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 6,085.63 4,682.91 1,402.72
Proprietary 5,799.65 4,049.11 1,750.54
Foreign 12,229.09 11,109.98 1,119.11
Individual 25,692.33 29,964.71 -4,272.38
Total Trading Value 49,806.71 M.Baht
Vietnam index ends 0.3 pct down on profit taking
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI closed down 0.3 percent on Wednesday as investors booked short-term profits after two gains this week following a landmark Trans-Pacific trade deal.
Nearly half of the shares lost ground after the index, Asia's best performer so far this year, closed above a seven-week high on Tuesday. Lender BIDV BID.HM fell 2.44 percent and dairy product maker Vinamilk VNM.HM declined 0.97 percent.
Energy shares including PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM bucked the trend on higher global oil prices. GAS rose 2.59 percent to its highest close since Sept. 25, while PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Service Corp PVD.HM ended up 3.89 percent.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 579.57
PREV. CLOSE 581.29
% CHANGE -0.30%
SE Asia Stocks-Most up as oil shares rise; Singapore posts best gain in 6 weeks
Singapore stocks marked their biggest gain in nearly six weeks on Wednesday, in line with strength in regional markets, as a jump in crude oil prices boosted energy related stocks and foreign inflows sent Malaysia's index to a two-month high.
Singapore's Straits Times Index .STI was up 2.2 percent, the biggest one-day rise since Aug. 27. Shares of oil and gas service companies outperformed, led by Sembcorp Marine Ltd SCMN.SI and Keppel Corp KPLM.SI .
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was up 2.5 percent, to reach its highest level since Aug. 20.
"Ahead of the resumption of China's trading tomorrow, pundits appeared to be waging some bullish bets on expectations of it playing catch up," broker NRA Capital said in a report.
Kuala Lumpur composite index .KLSE was up 1.6 percent at 1,689.25, the highest close since Aug. 6. Sapurakencana Petroleum SKPE.KL , which was up 9 percent was the top percentage gainer.
The overall market had a net foreign inflows of 290 million ringgit ($68.8 million) after a modest inflows on Tuesday and a net outflows on Monday, the Malaysian bourse said.
Stronger oil prices bolstered buying into energy and commodities shares across exchanges.
Thai energy explorer PTT Exploration and Production PTTEP.BK and Indonesian coal miner Adaro Energy ADRO.JK each jumped about 10 percent. Philippine Petron Corp PCOR.PS rose 2.2 percent and Vietnam's PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM advanced 2.6 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2961.81 2897.41 +2.22
Kuala Lumpur 1689.25 1662.51 +1.61
Bangkok 1393.66 1370.69 +1.68
Jakarta 4487.13 4445.78 +0.93
Manila 7108.80 7055.49 +0.79
Ho Chi Minh 579.57 581.29 -0.30