JCI Might Move Sideways Today
U.S. markets were closed on Tuesday (7/4) in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. As for upcoming economic developments, traders are keeping an eye on May factory order data, which will be released on Wednesday (7/5). According to Dow Jones survey, most economists expect a 0.6% hike, beating the previous month's increase of 0.4%. The UST 10Y yield fell -0.13% (-0.005 bps) to 3.853%, and the USD index rose +0.05% to 103.04.
Commodity market experienced a mixed closing on Tuesday (7/4); WTI oil +1.21% to USD 71/bbl, Brent +1.2% to USD 76/bbl, coal -3.31% to USD 143.2/ton, nickel closed at USD 20,543 and CPO -2.53% to MYR 3,884. Gold +0.21% to USD 1,933/toz.
Asian markets moved sideways: Kospi -0.35%, Nikkei -0.98%, Hang Seng +0.56%, and Shanghai +0.04%. JCI closed lower -0.22% to 6,681.8, with foreign investors recording an overall net sell of IDR 125.6 billion; IDR -62.5 billion in the regular market, and IDR -63.1 billion in the negotiated market. The largest foreign outflow in the regular market was recorded by BMRI (IDR 156.3 billion), followed by BBRI (IDR 88.1 billion), and BBNI (IDR 58.8 billion). The largest foreign inflow in the regular market was recorded by BRIS (IDR 60.1 billion), followed by KLBF (IDR 48 billion), and ARTO (IDR 25.2 billion). Top leading movers are ARTO, MDKA, INDF, while top lagging movers are BMRI, GOTO, TLKM.
Kospi rose +0.22% this morning, while Nikkei slipped -1.15%. We expect the JCI to move sideways today, given mixed sentiments from global and regional markets.