The two listed supermarket plays - Dairy Farm International and Sheng Siong Group - have averaged 2.9% gains since the end of April. This has taken their average 2018 year-to-date total return to 12.3%.
The 19 June trading session saw Venture as the fifth most actively traded company with S$91M in turnover. AEM Holdings, Hi-P International, UMS Holdings, Creative Technology & Valuetronics also ranked in the top 40 companies by turnover.
In the 2018 YTD, the SGX All Healthcare Index has generated a total return of 6.9%, compared with total returns of 2.9% and 1.8% respectively for the benchmark STI and the broader FTSE ST All-Share Index.
For the three months spanning March, April & May, non-STI stocks that consistently ranked amongst the biggest intraday tick ranges, with daily price ranges of more than 2.5%, included AEM Hldgs, Memtech Intl, Creative Technology, Best World Intl & Delong Holdings.
In the month of May, Consumer Discretionary, which comprises a total of 95 stocks, was the best-performing sector on SGX, generating a market capitalisation-weighted average return of 3.1% during the month. The 10 largest, actively traded Consumer Discretionary stocks on SGX have a combined market capitalisation of more than S$60 billion, and have generated an average total return of 1.9% over the month.
More than 75% of Singapore REITs & Property Trusts own and manage overseas assets across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States. This growing trend within the REIT Sector has seen trusts with Singapore and overseas exposure rise from 18 in 2012 to 33 in 2018.
Changes from MSCI’s May 2018 Semi-Annual Review of its Equity Indexes will take effect from tomorrow, with five stocks listed on SGX impacted by the revisions. Venture Corp will be added to the MSCI Singapore Index, Dairy Farm International will be included in the MSCI Hong Kong Index, and Top Glove Corp will be added to the MSCI Malaysia Index.
In the 2018 YTD, the five best-performing constituents of SGX’s Real Estate Index were Yanlord Land (+11.1%), United Engineers (+8.4%), Ho Bee Land (+6.0%), Hongkong Land (+4.9%), and Ocean Sky (+4.3%). The SGX Real Estate Developers & Operators Index comprises 25 constituents with a combined market cap of over S$70 billion. The component stocks with the five biggest weights are Hongkong Land (10.6%), UOL Group (9.8%), CapitaLand (9.8%), City Developments (9.2%) and Yanlord Land (9.0%).
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ive of the 30 STI constituents have released earnings over the first two weeks of April, while the remainder are expected to report their quarterly or FY results in the coming weeks. Of the six STI constituents that have reported their latest quarterly results, five achieved positive YoY percentage growth in quarterly net profits.