SE Asia Stocks-Mixed amid corporate earnings results

lunes 22 de febrero de 2016 01:12 GYT

JAKARTA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets
traded mixed on Monday amid corporate earnings results while
investors awaited a rush of industry surveys to take the pulse
of the global economy.
    Singapore's key Straits Times Index gained 0.1
percent, led by resort and casino operator Genting Singapore
. Shares of Genting Singapore rose as much as 5.6
percent to their highest level since Jan. 5 after the company
reported higher-than-expected core profit after tax for 2015.   
    Hong Leong Investment Bank maintained its "buy" rating on
the stock, saying it expected the company's earnings to be less
volatile this year with the low base of 2015. 
    Singapore-based marine and offshore engineering firm
Sembcorp Marine Ltd fell 2.9 percent after closing at
its highest level in nearly seven weeks on Friday. 
    Malaysia and the Philippines were little
changed, while Indonesian stocks declined 0.1 percent.
    Indonesia's biggest lender by assets, PT Bank Mandiri Tbk
, gained 1.3 percent ahead of its 2015 earnings results
on Tuesday. 
    Thailand is closed on Monday for a public holiday.
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 Change on 0438 GMT                                      
 Market              Current    Prev close   Pct move
 Singapore           2658.18        2656.87           0.1
 Kuala Lumpur        1675.28        1674.88          0.02
 Jakarta             4695.048       4697.56          -0.1
 Manila              6789.47        6792.06         -0.04
 Ho Chi Minh         557.98          554.03           0.7
 (Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)