ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
02 September 2014
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended +14.17 points higher or +0.43% to 3328.30, taking the year-to-date performance to +5.16%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +0.06% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index declined -0.07%. The top active stocks were OCBC Bank (-0.92%), SingTel (+1.81%), STATS ChipPAC (-10.79%), DBS (-0.11%) and CapitaLand (+1.22%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index (+1.61%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index are SingTel (+1.81%) and StarHub (+0.48%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE ST Technology Index, which declined -0.50% with Silverlake Axis’s share price gaining +3.33% and STATS ChipPAC’s share price declining -10.79%. The FTSE ST Consumer Services Index gained +0.79%. The FTSE ST Real Estate Index gained +0.18%. The FTSE ST Utilities Index gained +0.04%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the IS MSCI India (+0.39%), SPDR Gold Shares (-1.07%), DBXT MSCI Indonesia ETF (+0.67%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Suntec REIT (-0.27%), CapitaMall Trust (-0.50%), Mapletree Greater China Commercial Trust (+1.58%)
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI24800MBeCW140929 (unchanged), HSI24600MBePW140929 (-1.12%), HSI25200MBeCW141030 (unchanged).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW150106 (+4.13%), UOB MB eCW141201 (+5.13%), KepCorp MBeCW141201 (unchanged).
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,328.3 +14.17 3,314.13 -12.96
Volume: 1,618.4M 1,900.4M
Value: $892.1M $795.7M
Gainers/Losers: 222/220 1 64/258
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
2 Sep 2014
The FBM KLCI index gained 1.58 points or 0.08% on Tuesday. The Finance Index increased 0.01% to 17468.51 points, the Properties Index dropped 0.09% to 1486.34 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.08% to 8534.78 points. The market traded within a range of 8.15 points between an intra-day high of 1868.82 and a low of 1860.67 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include SANICHI-OR, SUMATEC, EFFICEN, PESONA, PDZ, RGB, CENSOF, WINTONI, IFCAMSC-WA and IFCAMSC. Trading volume decreased to 2802.86 mil shares worth RM2156.42 mil as compared to Friday’s 3227.52 mil shares worth RM2854.50 mil.
Leading Movers were ASTRO (+26 sen to RM3.54), HLFG (+42 sen to RM17.46), GENTING (+12 sen to RM9.70), YTL (+2 sen to RM1.64) and IOICORP (+4 sen to RM4.82). Lagging Movers were GENM (-13 sen to RM4.38), PPB (-26 sen to RM14.52), MAXIS (-5 sen to RM6.50), PETGAS (-14 sen to RM22.66) and AMMB (-4 sen to RM6.64). Market breadth was negative with 339 gainers as compared to 526 losers.
The KLCI started the first trading day of the month by ending marginally higher by 1.58 points at 1867.69. The flat performance was in line with most of regional markets, caused by absent of fresh lead as US market was closed for Labour Day.
Date As of: 02 September 2014 Time 16:00:00
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 12,500 11,258,000 125
Stock 7,118,106,070 4,655,626,125,281 201,623
Warrant 93,658,000 4,794,172,400 1,438
Total 7,211,776,570 4,660,431,555,681 203,186
As of 2 September 2014 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 3,387.80 4,374.44 -986.65
Proprietary 3,281.54 3,158.02 123.52
Foreign 7,239.53 6,393.59 845.93
Individual 27,468.54 27,451.34 17.20
Total Trading Value 41,377.40 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks -Higher amid large cap buying, inflows
Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday amid inflows into selected large caps, with the Philippine index extending its gains for a second day, the
Indonesian benchmark climbing to a near two-week high and the Thai key index hitting a 15-month high.
Foreign investors were net buyers of large cap stocks such as Philippines-listed SM Investments Corp , Philippine Long Distance Telephone and Indonesia's telecommunications firm XL Axiata , stock exchange data showed.
The Philippine main index finished up 0.3 percent, adding to Monday's 0.5 percent gain and further rebounding from a near two-week low hit on Friday. Jakarta's composite index rose to 5,201.59, its highest close since Aug. 21.
The Thai SET index rose for a third consecutive session, gaining 0.2 percent to 1,568.60, the highest since May 30, 2013.
Brokers in Bangkok attributed the rise to hopes of a possible loosening of policy by the European Central Bank later this week, optimism about the new government and some economic policies expected to be announced soon.
The Thai stock market posted net foreign inflows worth 846 million baht ($26.36 million) while the Malaysian bourse recorded 110 million ringgit worth of net foreign buying ($34.61 million).
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 444.60 445.41 -0.18
Singapore 3328.30 3314.13 +0.43
Kuala Lumpur 1867.69 1866.11 +0.08
Bangkok 1568.60 1565.35 +0.21
Jakarta 5201.59 5177.62 +0.46
Manila 7106.56 7083.49 +0.33