ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
23 September 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 22.73 points or 0.79% lower to 2845.74, taking the year-to-date performance to -15.43%.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 1.80%, Singtel, which closed unchanged, OCBC Bank, which declined 1.87%, UOB, which declined 0.37% and Keppel Corp, with a 1.15% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.35%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.31%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Health Care Index, which rose 1.01%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Raffles Medical Group and Tianjin Zhongxin Pharmaceutical Group Corporation- ended 1.53% higher and 3.54% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Utilities Index, which slipped 1.33%. China Everbright Watershares declined 0.78% and SIIC Environment Holdings declined 1.13%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (+0.15%)
STI ETF (-0.34%)
DBXT MSCI Thailand TRN ETF (-1.28%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (-0.44%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.26%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (-1.85%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
OCBC Bk MBeCW160111 (-8.23%)
KepCorp MBeCW160201 (-6.38%)
DBS MB eCW160201 (-13.33%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,845.74 -22.73 2,868.47 -13.8
Volume: 1,351.5M 1,474.3M
Value: $1,237.6M $1,046M
Gainers/Losers: 153/239 192/212
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
23 September 2015
The FBM KLCI index lost 22.20 points or 1.36% on Wednesday. The Finance Index fell 1.25% to 14011.56 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.04% to 1158.04 points and the Plantation Index down 0.88% to 6932.7 points. The market traded within a range of 17.13 points between an intra-day high of 1626.96 and a low of 1609.83 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include UEMS, UEMS-C17, GOB, AIRASIA, FBMKLCI-HK, IFCAMSC, KNM, FBMKLCI-HG, APFT and GOB-WA. Trading volume decreased to 1776.32 mil shares worth RM2123.75 mil as compared to Tuesday’s 1989.27 mil shares worth RM1954.55 mil.
Leading Movers were PETDAG (+4 sen to RM21.76), BAT (+10 sen to RM61.50), KLCC (+1 sen to RM6.88) and PPB (+2 sen to RM15.20). Lagging Movers were SKPETRO (-7 sen to RM1.92), GENTING (-25 sen to RM7.26), WPRTS (-13 sen to RM4.17), AXIATA (-16 sen to RM5.90) and PBBANK (-44 sen to RM17.68). Market breadth was negative with 315 gainers as compared to 483 losers.
The FBM KLCI extended its losing streak and closed lower at 1613.17 points following a private survey showed China’s PMI unexpectedly fell to six-and-a-half year low. The performance of KLCI was bogged down by selling in heavy weight counters such as Public Bank, Westports Holdings and Genting.
Date As of: 23 September 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 54,000 39,951,400 16
Stock 7,011,087,428 4,909,186,517,226 184,568
Warrant 13,350,600 262,934,100 295
Total 7,024,492,028 4,909,489,402,726 184,879
As of 23 September 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,919.33 2,532.44 386.89
Proprietary 4,225.10 4,020.53 204.57
Foreign 6,847.62 11,765.79 -4,918.17
Individual 19,604.29 15,277.58 4,326.71
Total Trading Value 33,596.33 M.Baht
Vietnam index nearly flat in volatile trade
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI stood nearly unchanged on Wednesday, closing 0.08 percent lower after three consecutive gains, with losses of most shares trimming gains by several blue chips in volatile trade.
Dairy products maker Vinamilk VNM.HM , the biggest listed firm by market value, dropped 0.98 percent and Vietcombank VCB.HM also fell 0.22 percent.
A total of 107.83 million shares changed hand, below the five-day average of 116.06 million.
Positive investor sentiment is waning due to the absence of supporting news, BIDV Securities said in a note to clients.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close .
VN Index 572.72
PREV. CLOSE 573.20
% CHANGE -0.08%
SE Asia Stocks -Indonesia at 4-wk low, S'pore, Malaysia fall ahead of holiday
Indonesian shares hit a four-week low on Wednesday amid selloffs in large-caps and a fall in the rupiah while other share markets in Southeast Asia fell in line with global equities after a survey indicating weak factory data from China.
Jakarta's composite index .JKSE ended down 2.3 percent at 4,244.43, its lowest close since Aug. 26. Redemptions from U.S. and London-based funds were blamed for the slump, according to fund managers.
Shares of Bank Rakyat Indonesia BBRI.JK were down 5.9 percent while Bank Mandiri BMRI.JK fell 6.4 percent on selling by foreign investors.
Indonesia's stock market is closed on Thursday for a public holiday.
Stocks in Singapore .STI and Malaysia .KLSE also fell ahead of a public holiday on Thursday.
The Philippine index .PSI posted a third straight loss to a near-two-week low, while Vietnam .VNI ended a tad lower and the Thai SET index .SETI erased some early losses.
Thai property shares outperformed as the government's plan for measures to help the sector boosted late buying. LPN Development LPN.BK jumped nearly 3 percent and Quality Houses QH.BK was up nearly 4 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2845.74 2868.47 -0.79
Kuala Lumpur 1613.17 1635.37 -1.36
Bangkok 1375.17 1379.32 -0.30
Jakarta 4244.43 4344.04 -2.29
Manila 6926.91 7051.32 -1.76
Ho Chi Minh 572.72 573.20 -0.08