ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
16 September 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 59.18 points higher or +1.90% to 3,179.48, taking the year-to-date performance to +0.39%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +1.88% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +1.53%. The top active stocks were SingTel (+2.22%), Rowsley (+10.62%), Ezra (+2.78%), DBS (+1.04%) and UOB (+1.54%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Industrials Index (+0.55%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Industrials Index are Jardine Matheson Holdings (+3.56%) and Jardine Strategic Holdings (+5.41%).
The underperforming sector was the FTSE Technology Index, which declined -0.39% with Liongold Corporation‘s and STATS ChipPAC‘s share prices declining -0.90% and gaining +1.54% respectively. The FTSE ST Health Care Index gained +1.35%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the SPDR Gold Shares (+0.53%), SPDR Straits Times Index ETF (+1.57%) and db x-Trackers CSI 300 ETF 10 (-0.39%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Ascendas REIT (+2.24%), Suntec REIT (+2.89%) and Keppel REIT (+1.66%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI23600MBeCW131030 (unchanged), HSI22800MBeCW131030 (+21.97%) and HSI23200UBeCW131030 (+30.23%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW131105 (+7.09%), Keppel Corp MBeCW131101 (+2.61%), and Ezra MBeCW150102 (+7.87%).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,179.48 +59.18 3,120.3 -0.78
Volume: 3,603.5M 5,852.9M
Value: $1,720.4M $1,421.3M
Gainers/Losers: 329/178 182/277
Date As of: 16 September 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 37,500 22,125,000 20
Stock 6,232,513,527 7,068,475,199,700 188,372
Warrant 106,018,000 6,210,919,500 1,466
Total 6,338,569,027 7,074,708,244,200 189,858
As of 16 Sep 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 8,140.84 3,995.47 4,145.36
Proprietary 8,835.18 7,255.43 1,579.74
Foreign 12,555.55 9,527.73 3,027.82
Individual 25,674.48 34,427.40 -8,752.92
Total Trading Value 55,206.03 M.Baht
Vietnam's VN Index eased 0.18 percent at close on Monday with moderate volume, pulled down by several blue chips while most banks gained.
Top insurer Baoviet Holdings lost 2.77 percent and Petrovietnam Gas, the market's largest firm by capitalisation, eased 0.76 percent.
Hanoi-based lender Vietcombank topped the chart, rising 2.86 percent, followed by Sacombank with a 2.35 percent gain and Eximbank up 0.71 percent.
Liquidity was not expected to increase until late this week, analyst Vu Tran Vinh Thuy at Dai Viet Securities said.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index at close
VN Index 475.57
PREV. CLOSE 476.42
% CHANGE -0.18%
Stocks in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines outperformed in Southeast Asia on Monday as investors bought back recently-battered large caps including banking shares amid hopes of U.S. Federal Reserve monetary stimulus and fading risks in Syria.
Jakarta's Composite Index jumped 3.4 percent while Thai SET index climbed 3.1 percent, both marking the best gain in around one week. The Philippine main index rose 2.8 percent, the biggest one-day rise in two weeks.
Singapore was up 1.9 percent and Vietnam posted limited loss, paring earlier gains. Malaysia was shut for a market holiday, reopening on Tuesday.
Southeast Asia extended its last week's rally with global sentiment lifted after Lawrence Summers quit the race to be Federal Reserve chief, sparking hopes that the U.S. central bank may keep monetary policy loose for longer.
Regional benchmarks further recovered from their lows hit in late August in the face of concerns about the prospect of U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus tapering.
Credit Suisse said it believed Thai, Indonesian and Philippine stocks were bottoming on an export recovery, improved current accounts, less onerous valuations and more stable oil prices but cautioned that a V-shaped recovery appeared unlikely.
Of the three markets, it gave edge to Thailand over the Philippines and Indonesia, analysts at Credit Suisse wrote in a report dated Sept. 13.
"We expect Thailand's economy to deliver the best delta over the coming months, and market valuations are the best of the TIPs markets," they said.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 407.51 398.11 +2.36
Singapore 3179.48 3120.30 +1.90
Bangkok 1445.11 1401.08 +3.14
Jakarta 4522.24 4375.54 +3.35
Manila 6302.71 6133.24 +2.76
Ho Chi Minh 475.57 476.42 -0.18
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