Straits Times Index constituents January 2018 performance

January 2018, Straits Times Index was up 131.07 points or 3.85% over the previous month. Out of 30 constituent stocks, 23 gained, 5 lost and 2 closed unchanged.

  • Gain leaders are Keppel Corp and Venture Corp.
  • Loss leaders are Jardine Cycle & Carriage, Capitaland Commercial Trust.
  • Hutchison Port and Thai Beverage remained unchanged month – month.
  • Venture Corp replaces Global Logistic Properties in a special move on January 05 because the latter is going to be privatised. Index changes usually take place in March and September.
  • Venture Corp was selected from the reserve list announced in September last year.
  • End December 2017 performance here.
Straits Times Index constituents end January 2018 performance

Straits Times Index constituents end January 2018 performance

 

Venture Corp is an excellent replacement. As of 31 January 2018, it is the best performing STI constituent over 3 years.

3-year best performance STI constituents as of 31 January 2018 (top 12)

3-year best performance STI constituents as of 31 January 2018 (top 12) | Source: SGinvestors.io

 

According to MSCI ETF performance, Singapore (EWS) was the second best stock market year to date in Asia Pacific.

MSCI best performance Asia Pacific country ETFs

MSCI best performance Asia Pacific country ETFs (screenshot taken on 31 January 2018) | Source: Barchart.com

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