ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
25 September 2015
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 13.1 points or 0.46% lower to 2832.64, taking the year-to-date performance to -15.82%.
The top active stocks today were SingTel, which declined 1.62%, DBS, which declined 0.77%, OCBC Bank, which closed unchanged, UOB, which declined 0.84% and Global Logistic, with a 1.46% fall.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index declined 0.04%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined 0.07%.
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Basic Materials Index, which rose 1.94%. The two biggest stocks of the Index - Midas Holdings and NSL – ended 1.92% higher and 1.43% lower respectively.
The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index, which slipped 1.43%. SingTel shares declined 1.62% and StarHub rose 0.56%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
Spdr Gold Shares (+1.34%)
Sti Etf (-0.35%)
Is Msci India 100 (+0.59%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas Reit (+2.68%)
Capitamall Trust (+0.79%)
Capitacom Trust (unchanged)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW160201 (-2.89%)
OCBC Bk MBeCW160111 (-3.45%)
KepCorp MBeCW160201 (-7.96%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 2,832.64 -13.1 2,845.74 -22.73
Volume: 1,366.5M 1,351.5M
Value: $1,194.9M $1,237.6M
Gainers/Losers: 189/207 153/239
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
25 September 2015
The FBM KLCI index gained 1.84 points or 0.11% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.23% to 13979.72 points, the Properties Index up 0.25% to 1160.99 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.19% to 6945.61 points. The market traded within a range of 14.42 points between an intra-day high of 1617.44 and a low of 1603.02 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include IFCAMSC, AIRASIA, TMS, GOB, IDMENSN, DSONIC-CE, FBMKLCI-HK, MPAY, ARMADA and APFT. Trading volume decreased to 1661.68 mil shares worth RM1949.35 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 1776.32 mil shares worth RM2123.75 mil.
Leading Movers were PPB (+36 sen to RM15.56), TM (+13 sen to RM6.66), YTL (+2 sen to RM1.59), PETDAG (+20 sen to RM21.96) and WPRTS (+3 sen to RM4.20). Lagging Movers were ASTRO (-2 sen to RM2.88), RHBCAP (-4 sen to RM6.00), CIMB (-3 sen to RM4.69), IOICORP (-2 sen to RM3.88) and PBBANK (-8 sen to RM17.60). Market breadth was negative with 355 gainers as compared to 381 losers.
The KLCI ended the week on a positive note, closed higher at 1615.01 points despite overnight losses in U.S market. However market breadth was negative after ringgit headed for its biggest weekly declined.
Date As of: 25 September 2015
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 88,500 38,331,600 29
Stock 6,102,726,183 5,102,926,571,230 241,200
Right 100 100 01
Warrant 4,032,800 206,913,100 167
Total 6,106,847,583 5,103,171,816,030 241,397
As of 25 September 2015 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 2,948.65 2,442.30 506.36
Proprietary 5,850.37 4,182.21 1,668.16
Foreign 6,578.65 9,486.82 -2,908.18
Individual 16,155.57 15,421.91 733.66
Total Trading Value 31,533.24 M.Baht
Vietnam index flat, volume low in mixed trade
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index .VNI closed nearly unchanged on Friday, edging up 0.02 percent, with most blue-chip shares moving in mixed trade while volume hit the lowest level since Sept. 16.
Dairy products maker Vinamilk VNM.HM advanced 1 percent while Vietcombank VCB.HM , the country's biggest lender by market value, dipped 0.23 percent and PetroVietnam Gas GAS.HM
A total of 79.1 million shares changed hand, far below the the five-day average of 104.92 million shares.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index .VNI at the close
VN Index 570.38
PREV. CLOSE 570.25
% CHANGE +0.02%
SE Asia Stocks-Mixed; Indonesia trims losses
Southeast Asian stock markets ended mixed on Friday amid concerns about a possible U.S. interest rate hike this year, with the Indonesian benchmark marking a one-month closing low and most share markets posting losses on the week.
Asian shares slumped on Friday, while the dollar firmed after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested the central bank is still on track to raise interest rates later this year.
The Jakarta composite index .JKSE trimmed some early losses to close 0.8 percent down, taking losses for the week to 3.9 percent, the region's worst performer.
Indonesia's central bank will announce new policies aimed at increasing onshore supply of dollars, as part of the second instalment of a stimulus package to support the shaky rupiah
The region had weak performance in a holiday-shortened trading week, with Malaysian shares falling 3.3 percent, Singapore .STI down 1.6 percent, Thai shares .SETI about 1 percent lower and Philippine stocks .PSI , which was closed on Friday, down 3 percent.
Vietnam shares .VNI posted a weekly gain of 0.7 percent.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
Singapore 2832.64 2845.74 -0.46
Kuala Lumpur 1615.01 1613.17 +0.11
Bangkok 1376.83 1372.35 +0.33
Jakarta 4209.44 4244.43 -0.82
Ho Chi Minh 570.38 570.25 +0.02