ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
05 September 2017
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 20.29 points or 0.63% higher to 3251.26, taking the year-to-date performance to +12.86%. For longer term observations please go to sgx.com/research.
The top active stocks today were DBS, which gained 1.67%, Singtel, which gained 0.55%, Global Logistic, which gained 0.31%, YZJ Shipbldg SGD, which gained 1.43% and OCBC Bank, with a 1.47% advance.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained 0.28%, while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index rose 0.43%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were:
SPDR Gold Shares (-0.34%)
STI ETF (+0.31%)
DBXT MSCI Thailand TRN ETF (-0.04%)
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were:
CapitaLand Mall Trust (-0.47%)
Ascendas REIT (+0.75%)
Mapletree Log Tr (+0.81%)
The most active index warrants by value today were:
The most active stock warrants by value today were:
DBS MB eCW171101 (+19.29%)
OCBC Bk MB ePW180301 (-5.98%)
UOB MB ePW171106 (-10.77%)
Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,251.26 +20.29 3,230.97 -46.29
Volume: 1,682.8M 1,911.7M
Value: $840.1M $1,182.6M
Gainers/Losers: 237/174 129/320
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
5 September 2017
The FBM KLCI index lost 3.53 points or 0.20% on Tuesday. The Finance Index fell 1.04% to 16597.54 points, the Properties Index up 0.72% to 1249.96 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.02% to 7850.21 points. The market traded within a range of 19.64 points between an intra-day high of 1785.69 and a low of 1766.05 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include HUAAN, CSL, PALETTE, ANZO, XINGHE-WA, XINGHE, TITIJYA-PR, PALETTE-WA, MAXWELL and SKH. Trading volume increased to 2526.68 mil shares worth RM2177.50 mil as compared to Wednesday’s 1825.26 mil shares worth RM2210.17 mil.
Leading Movers were AXIATA (+12 sen to RM5.05), PETCHEM (+14 sen to RM7.30), PETDAG (+44 sen to RM24.70), WPRTS (+4 sen to RM3.79) and KLCC (+8 sen to RM7.88). Lagging Movers were CIMB (-32 sen to RM6.76), BAT (-72 sen to RM43.46), ASTRO (-4 sen to RM2.64), MAXIS (-5 sen to RM5.73) and GENM (-5 sen to RM5.82). Market breadth was negative with 364 gainers as compared to 596 losers.
The KLCI closed lower at 1769.63 points despite overnight gains in US markets. Market sentiment remained cautious on the geopolitical tension between US and North Korea.
Date As of: 05 September 2017
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 733,100 195,044,600 28
Stock 10,126,480,987 5,758,233,223,619 317,547
Right 765,193 2,347,677,500 74
Warrant 52,971,900 3,378,287,500 2,219
Total 10,180,951,180 5,764,154,233,219 319,868
As of 5 September 2017 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 4,697.44 6,419.76 - 1,722.32
Proprietary 5,128.44 4,701.32 427.12
Foreign 12,489.71 12,141.30 348.41
Individual 28,030.52 27,083.72 946.79
Total Trading Value 50,346.10 M.Baht
SE Asia Stocks-Most recover from early fall; Singapore outperforms
Most Southeast Asian stock markets recovered from early fall to close higher on Tuesday as investors started looking beyond the North Korea issues.
Singapore shares .STI led the gains in the region with a rise of 0.6 percent.
Financials accounted for most of the gains with DBS Group Holdings DBSM.SI , Singapore's biggest financial stock by market value, rising 2.1 percent and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp OCBC.SI climbing 1.4 percent.
Data released after market hours on Monday showed that the city-state's factory activity expanded at its fastest pace since November 2014, helped by a rise in new orders, new exports and factory output.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan MIAPJ0000PUS was up 0.3 percent as expectations that Beijing will maintain support for its economy ahead of a key congress supported Chinese stocks and metals prices.
Philippine shares .PSI recovered from early falls to close slightly higher, extending gains into a fourth session.
"Market was down all day long, however, on the pre-close there was some last-minute buying that pushed up the stocks of select companies such as SM Investments, Jollibee and Megaworld," said Lexter Azurin, a senior analyst with Manila-based AB Capital Securities.
Industrial and consumer discretionary stocks led the upward charge with Jollibee Foods Corp JFC.PS rising 2.5 percent and SM Investments SM.PS climbing 0.9 percent.
Data released earlier in the day showed that the country's annual inflation in August quickened for the second straight
Indonesian shares .JKSE snapped five consecutive sessions of falls to end the day up 0.28 percent with Bank Central Asia rising 0.7 percent.
Vietnam shares .VNI extended gains into a fourth session and closed at their highest level in four weeks. Vietcombank
VCB.HM rose as much as 3.2 percent to its highest since August 9.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS:
Market Current previous Pct Move
Singapore 3251.26 3230.97 0.63
Bangkok 1620.42 1619.11 0.08
Manila 8049.35 8035.2 0.18
Jakarta 5829.979 5813.741 0.28
Kuala Lumpur 1769.63 1773.16 -0.20
Ho Chi Minh 792.31 788.73 0.45