ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
29 September 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 7.23 points or 0.22% lower to 3219.91, taking the year-to-date performance to +11.77%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which declined 0.43%, Singtel, which gained 0.27%, OCBC Bank, which declined 0.54%, UOB, which declined 0.68% and ComfortDelGro, with a 1.96% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.33%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.07%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
IS MSCI India (+0.98%)
STI ETF (-0.31%)
DBXT S&P/Asx 200 ETF (unchanged)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
Ascendas REIT (-0.38%)
CapitaLand Commercial Trust (+0.92%)
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.50%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW180226 (-5.98%)
UOB MB eCW180226 (-6.56%)
UOB MB eCW180115 (-8.57%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,219.91 -7.23 3,227.14 -9.01
Volume: 2,268.9M 2,069.5M
Value: $1,336.3M $1,263.4M
Gainers/Losers: 215/184 184/212
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
29 September 2017
The FBM KLCI index lost 2.48 points or 0.14% on Friday. The Finance Index fell 0.74% to 16439.87 points, the Properties Index up 1.12% to 1249.7 points and the Plantation Index down 0.21% to 7871.96 points. The market traded within a range of 7.25 points between an intra-day high of 1760.25 and a low of 1753.00 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include MLAB, HIAPTEK, HUBLINE, MLAB-WB, UMWOG-OR, HIAPTEK-WB, HIBISCS, UMWOG, TRIVE and CIMB. Trading volume decreased to 2021.34 mil shares worth RM2130.73 mil as compared to Thursday’s 2305.45 mil shares worth RM2188.63 mil.
Leading Movers were ASTRO (+11 sen to RM2.82), KLCC (+20 sen to RM8.00), TM (+16 sen to RM6.50), WPRTS (+8 sen to RM3.81) and IJM (+4 sen to RM3.30). Lagging Movers were MAYBANK (-4 sen to RM9.53), BAT (-76 sen to RM43.74), HLFG (-20 sen to RM16.60), IOICORP (-4 sen to RM4.54) and IHH (-4 sen to RM5.75). Market breadth was positive with 419 gainers as compared to 418 losers.
The KLCI continued its losing streak for the 8th day and closed lower at 1755.58 points despite overnight gains in US market. The performance of our local bourse was bogged down by selling interest in heavy weight counters such as Maybank, BAT Malaysia and Hong Leong Finance.
Date As of: 29 September 2017 Time 16:00:00
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 1,221,500 135,321,500 46
Stock 7,203,088,605 8,061,105,468,680 295,212
Warrant 11,133,000 847,640,800 1,311
Total 7,215,443,105 8,062,088,430,980 296,569
As of 29 September 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 7,897.47 6,055.27 1,842.20
Proprietary 5,650.99 5,924.91 -273.92
Foreign 18,026.40 18,327.77 -301.36
Individual 25,462.38 26,729.30 -1,266.92
Total Trading Value 57,037.24 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Indonesia rises 1 pct as cbank signals pause on rate cuts
Indonesian shares rose a little over 1 percent on Friday, as signs that the country's central bank was moving to pause on rate cuts lifted financials, while Thailand edged up as a double-digit growth in exports cheered investors.
Indonesia's central bank governor said on Friday that two cuts in its benchmark rate in the last two months are "sufficient", after it surprised markets by reducing it IDCBRR=ECI by a total of 50 basis points to spur economic
The Indonesian index .JKSE closed slightly above 1 percent, boosted by Bank Rakyat Indonesia BBRI.JK and Bank
Central Asia BBCA.JK .
The index eked out a marginal 0.6 percent increase on month.
Thailand .SETI settled up 0.4 percent, supported by data showing exports grew about 16 percent, boosting the country's
current account surplus.
Consumer staples and financials led the gains, with convenience store operator CP All Pcl CPALL.BK hitting a
record closing high.
Thai shares ended September up 3.5 percent, their best month since July last year.
The Philippine index .PSI edged up, as telecom stocks and utilities climbed.
Telecom provider PLDT Inc TEL.PS closed up 3.8 percent.
The index posted a 2.7 percent monthly increase.
Singapore .STI fell 0.2 percent, ending the week steady, as financials dragged.
"Singapore banks have still relatively held up pretty well," said Joel Ng, an analyst with Singapore-based KGI Securities.
"They have had a good run with 25 percent gains over the last year."
DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI , the largest lender by market capitalisation, fell 0.4 percent. It has however risen about s38
percent over the last one year up to Thursday's close.
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp OCBC.SI and United Overseas Bank Ltd UOBH.SI , which both lost more than 0.5 percent on
Friday, have gained over 25 percent during the same period.
Malaysian shares .KLSE closed at a two-month low, their ninth straight session of losses, the worst losing streak in
more than seven years.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Market Current Previous Close Pct Move
Singapore 3219.91 3227.14 -0.22
Bangkok 1673.16 1666.36 0.41
Manila 8171.43 8156.04 0.19
Jakarta 5900.854 5841.047 1.02
Kuala Lumpur 1755.58 1758.06 -0.14
Ho Chi Minh 804.42 804.82 -0.05