|Bid||31.56 x 0|
|Ask||31.60 x 0|
|Day's range||31.40 - 31.65|
|52-week range||29.03 - 40.70|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.65|
|PE ratio (TTM)||7.03|
|Earnings date||05 Mar 2020|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.34 (1.07%)|
|Ex-dividend date||22 Aug 2019|
|1y target est||43.20|
* China reports 5,000 new virus cases, ship disembarks in Cambodia * The Philippine index leads declines, down up to 0.7% * Oil prices set for first weekly gain in six, lift Thai index * Singapore set for biggest weekly gain in over 3 months By Arundhati Dutta Feb 14 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday as renewed doubts about the scale of coronavirus outbreak spooked investors, while the Thai index rose with its prominent energy sector gaining as oil prices extended their week-old recovery. Financial markets have hinged on virus headlines through the week and rallied at any sign of infections easing.
* Singapore leads gainers, up as much as 1.1% * Malaysia slips; Q4 GDP growth at decade low * Indonesia down 0.8%, hits over 1-week low By Arundhati Dutta Feb 12 (Reuters) - Singapore and Thailand stock markets rose on Wednesday on hopes that the worst of the coronavirus outbreak might be over, while Malaysia shares declined as economic growth in the fourth quarter slowed to a decade-low. "As investors continue to assess the economic damage the new coronavirus, the hopes of greater policy support by central banks are on the rise," economists at ING said in a note.
* Further tariff cuts depend on bilateral developments, China says * The Philippine index surges as c.bank commits to 50 bps cuts * Singapore index hits highest close since Jan. 27 By Shruti Sonal Feb 6 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stocks closed firmer on Thursday after China decided to slash tariffs on some U.S. imports, offering relief to markets that were gripped by slowdown worries amid the coronavirus outbreak. Broader Asian markets clocked in strong gains on news that China - the region's largest trading partner - plans to halve additional tariffs levied against 1,717 U.S. goods last year, even as it reiterated its aim to eventually scrap all tariffs that had been levied during the trade war. Trade-sensitive Singapore shares climbed nearly 1% to hit their highest close since Jan. 27, with index heavyweights Jardine Strategic Holdings and Singapore Telecommunications Ltd ending up 1.3% and 1.5%, respectively.
* MAS says policy stance unchanged, but signals room for easing * Thai c.bank decision due later in the day * Philippine Jan inflation rises, but rate cut still likely * Indonesia Q4 GDP growth rate slower-than-expected By Shruti Sonal Feb 5 (Reuters) - Philippine stocks rose on Wednesday, boosted by expectations of an interest rate cut despite a surprise jump in January inflation, while Singapore shares gained after its central bank said it had room to ease policy if required. The Philippine index gained more than 1.3%, with index heavyweights San Miguel Corp and GT Capital Holdings Inc jumping about 5% and 3%, respectively. Data showed January inflation was at its highest in eight months, but the outcome was still within the Philippine central bank's comfort range and supported views that it will likely cut rates at its meeting on Thursday.
* Malaysia down for seventh consecutive session * Thailand up after seven straight session of falls * Philippines declines for third session in a row By Arpit Nayak Jan 29 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose slightly on Wednesday after a steep selloff in the previous session, but worries over the rapid spread of the coronavirus in China and its potential economic impact continued to weigh on investor sentiment. "Most investors are still assessing its impact on economic growth," he said, adding that Thailand, Cambodia and Hong Kong would be hit as the virus is likely to affect 50% of outgoing Chinese tourists. Jardine Strategic Holdings rose nearly 1.4%, while beer manufacturer Thai Beverage tacked on 1.9%.
* Philippines sheds more than 1.5%, the most in a month * U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal to be signed later on Wednesday * China Q4 growth likely weakest in nearly 30 years - Reuters poll By Sameer Manekar Jan 15 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets settled lower on Wednesday, with Philippines declining the most in a month, as comments from a top U.S. official that tariffs on Chinese goods would remain in place for now tempered optimism about an interim trade deal. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that Washington would maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until the completion of a second phase trade agreement.
* U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal to be signed later on Wednesday * Indonesia trade deficit in Dec likely narrowed - Reuters poll * Malaysia extends losses into fourth session By Sameer Manekar Jan 15 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets dropped on Wednesday as broader confidence was dented ahead of the signing of an initial Sino-U.S. trade deal following comments from Washington that tariffs on Chinese goods would remain in place for now. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that the United States would maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until the completion of a second phase of a U.S.-China trade agreement.
* Singapore closes at over 2-month high * Indonesia rises for fourth straight session * China Dec exports up 7.6% y/y, beats forecast By Sameer Manekar Jan 14 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended higher on Tuesday, underpinned by optimism on the imminent signing of a Phase 1 trade deal between the United States and China, with Singapore leading gains lifted by the industrial sector. Under the terms of the trade deal to be signed on Wednesday in Washington, China has pledged to buy nearly $80 billion worth of additional manufactured goods from the United States over the next two years, and would also buy more than $50 billion more in energy supplies, a source told Reuters on Monday.
* Singapore slips most in over six weeks * Thai stocks finish 1.7% lower * Vietnam falls most in over one month By Sameer Manekar Jan 6 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian equities ended lower on Monday on growing fears over escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, which led to a spike in oil prices and a decrease in risk appetite of investors. Oil prices rose a further 2% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, after Trump on Sunday threatened to impose sanctions on Iraq after its parliament passed a resolution calling for an end to all foreign troop presence. "The price actions of Friday and this morning (Monday) suggest that early casualties will be emerging markets and regional Asia," he added, highlighting Asia's dependence on oil imports.
* Vietnam stocks set to gain 7.8% in 2019 * Malaysian shares fall; Singapore flat * Other markets closed for New Year's Eve By Shruti Sonal Dec 31 (Reuters) - Malaysian shares fell more than 1% on Tuesday, dragged by banking and consumer stocks, while Singapore erased gains in thin year-end trading. Singapore's market shut early on Tuesday, while most other markets in the region are closed on account of New Year's Eve. Public Bank Bhd fell 1.7%, while Sime Darby Plantation, the world's largest oil palm planter by land size, slid 2%.
* Singapore extends gains for third consecutive session * Indonesia and Philippine markets closed until Wednesday * Vietnam set to snap a 3-session rally By Shruti Sonal Dec 24 (Reuters) - Trade-sensitive Singapore shares extended gains for a third straight session on Tuesday, buoyed by lingering optimism about an interim U.S.-China trade deal, while other Southeast Asian stock markets were down in subdued trade ahead of holidays. A recent spate of positive developments have pointed towards a de-escalation of a trade conflict between the world's two-largest economies. The benchmark Singapore index, which will trade for a shorter session ahead of the Christmas holiday, was buoyed by telecom and industrials.
* Indonesia's ends lower despite hopes of c.bank trimming rates * Philippine markets cautious ahead of c.bank meeting - analyst * Thailand closed for a holiday By Arundhati Dutta Dec 10 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian markets saw broad losses on Tuesday, with Vietnam falling the most, as investors held risky bets awaiting a decision from the United States on whether it would go ahead with fresh tariffs on Chinese imports this weekend. While Beijing said it hoped to strike a deal as soon as possible, U.S. President Donald Trump said that the United States was doing well in hammering out an agreement with China. Vietnam stocks led the declines in the region, dragged by consumer stocks.
* China exports shrink for fourth consecutive month * Thailand posts ninth straight session of falls * Malaysia snaps 2 sessions of gains By Arundhati Dutta Dec 9 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian markets weakened on Monday, as worries over poor economic data from China offset Wall Street cheer on strong U.S. jobs data, while investors buckled in for a crucial week of trade negotiations. Chinese exports eased for the fourth straight month in November, implying that the 17-month long trade standoff with the United States was weighing on Southeast Asia's largest trading partner. "China's insistence for U.S. tariff rollbacks remains a critical redline, " DBS Group Research wrote in a note.