ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
09 September 2013
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 39.85 points higher or +1.31% to 3,088.20, taking the year-to-date performance to -2.49%.
The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained +0.37% while the FTSE ST Small Cap Index gained +1.12%. The top active stocks were DBS (+2.35%), SingTel (+2.01%), OCBC Bank (+1.21%), Genting Singapore (+2.62%) and Asia-Pacific Strategic Investments (+35.90%).
The outperforming sectors today were represented by the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index (+1.64%). The two biggest stocks of the FTSE ST Telecommunications Index are SingTel (+2.01%) and Starhub (-0.73%). The underperforming sector was the FTSE Utilities Index, which declined -0.47% with United Envirotech‘s and Hyflux‘s share prices declining -0.60% and remaining unchanged respectively. The FTSE ST Industrials Index gained +0.92% while the FTSE ST Health Care Index declined -0.10%.
The three most active Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) by value today were the DBXT AUD SSA Bonds ETF 5 (-0.85%), Lyxor Asia 10 (+1.09%) and STI ETF (+1.30%).
The three most active Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) by value were Ascendas REIT (+0.92%), CapitaComm (+1.10%) and CapitaMall (+0.27%).
The most active index warrants by value today were HSI22800MBeCW131030 (+1.65%), HSI22200MBeCW130927 (+0.81%) and HSI22600MBePW131030 (-6.77%).
The most active stock warrants by value today were DBS MB eCW131105 (+22.88%), Keppel Corp MBeCW131101 (unchanged) and SembCorp Marine MBeCW140401 (+17.05%).
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Singapore Stock Market
*ST Index 3,088.2 +39.85 3,048.35 +8.9
Volume: 2,625.4M 2,716.4M
Value: $1,233.7M $1,190.1M
Gainers/Losers 314/160 248/181
Daily Market Commentary (Securities)
9 Sep 2013
The FBM KLCI index gained 23.23 points or 1.35% on Monday. The Finance Index increased 1.26% to 16386.87 points, the Properties Index up 0.73% to 1272.66 points and the Plantation Index rose 0.87% to 8224.71 points. The market traded within a range of 19.49 points between an intra-day high of 1745.76 and a low of 1726.27 during the session.
Actively traded stocks include INSTACO-WB, AMEDIA, GPACKET-WA, MAS, CSL, GPACKET, SONA-WA, SUPERMX-CM, APFT-WA and LUSTER. Trading volume increased to 1278.70 mil shares worth RM1603.13 mil as compared to Friday’s 1098.22 mil shares worth RM1448.59 mil.
Leading Movers were BAT (+82 sen to RM62.28), PETDAG (+22 sen to RM27.60), PPB (+24 sen to RM13.54), PBBANK (+18 sen to RM17.58) and MISC (+23 sen to RM4.96). Market breadth was positive with 568 gainers as compared to 171 losers.
The KLCI began the week with a bang by closing sharply higher at 1747.03 points. Despite the rising concern on Syria, investors’ confidences were probably boosted by the buoyant Japanese market, which reached a five-week high following data showing better-than-estimated economic growth and its winning bid to host the 2020 Olympics.
Date As of: 09 September 2013
Description Volume Value Frequency
ETF 13,500 5,955,500 05
Stock 4,942,735,502 5,947,652,516,582 178,995
Warrant 24,242,500 1,385,975,000 744
Total 4,966,991,502 5,949,044,447,082 179,744
As of 09 Sep 2013 Unit: M.Baht
Type Buy Sell Net
Institution 9,056.92 2,917.05 6,139.87
Proprietary 7,387.78 7,240.66 147.12
Foreign 12,390.67 9,394.19 2,996.48
Individual 20,203.74 29,487.21 -9,283.47
Total Trading Value 49,039.11 M.Baht
Vietnam's benchmark VN Index closed down 2.06 percent on Monday after investors took profits from stocks that were beaten-down and had climbed in the past two sessions, analysts said.
Shares in all 30 of the biggest companies by capitalisation on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange VN30 fell, led by commercial banks, with Eximbank slumping 3.5 percent, Vietcombank <VCB.HM> 3.27 percent and Vietinbank down 1.2 percent.
Liquidity was high, with trading volume at 54.9 million shares, greater than the five-day average of 49.5 million.
Here is a snapshot of the VN Index
VN Index 470.16
PREV. CLOSE 480.03
% CHANGE -2.06%
Southeast Asian stocks made strong gains on Monday, led by Thailand and Indonesia, on China's upbeat export data and hopes that the U.S. central bank would delay, or be less aggressive in, tapering its monthly bond purchases.
Thailand's main stock index jumped 3.6 percent, its highest daily gain since July 11, to hit a three-week closing high, led by banks.
Jakarta's Composite Index recorded its highest gain since June 28, rising 2.9 percent to its peak since Aug. 30, also helped by Indonesia's financials.
Regional share markets staged a mild rebound last week following a plunge in August amid rising risk aversion and concerns about a potential cut in monetary stimulus in the United States.
However, disappointing U.S. job data has sparked views that the Fed could cut its stimulus by less than what was anticipated.
Singapore's Straits Times index also jumped 1.3 percent to a two-week high, led by banks. DBS Group shares gained 2.3 percent, United Overseas Bank <UOBH.SI> was up 1.9 percent and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp rose 1.2 percent.
Stock indices in Malaysia gained 1.4 percent to a three-week high and the Philippines rose 0.4 percent.
Vietnam's main stock index bucked the trend to fall 2.1 percent on profit taking in blue-chip firms.
SOUTHEAST ASIAN STOCK MARKETS
Market Current Prev Close Pct Move
TR SE Asia Index* 389.99 380.12 +2.60
Singapore 3088.20 3048.35 +1.31
Kuala Lumpur 1747.03 1723.80 +1.35
Bangkok 1384.31 1336.25 +3.60
Jakarta 4191.26 4072.35 +2.92
Manila 5997.04 5974.62 +0.38
Ho Chi Minh 470.16 480.03 +2.06
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