Published On: Thu, Oct 8th, 2009

SGX Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) celebrated its 10th anniversary September 9 with its stakeholders at an evening cocktail reception at SGX Centre. The event was honoured to have by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister for Finance.

The event was marked by a presentation of SGX 10th Anniversary Special Achievement Awards to outstanding individuals and institutions in recognition of their contributions to the capital markets in Singapore over the last decade. In addition, there was a launch of, and donation to, Shared Services for Charities (SSC) – a newly set-up charity to promote corporate governance and transparency in the charity sector.

“Our celebration tonight is subdued, in line with straitened economic and financial circumstances. Nonetheless, we may not let the anniversary pass without acknowledging the immense strides of the capital markets in Singapore in the last 10 years, and recognising SGX’s contribution to that development and growth. We look forward with confidence to the future,” said Mr J Y Pillay, Chairman of SGX.

“Ten years after its formation, SGX has good claim to being a key Asian Gateway. But it knows that it faces competition daily, for listings and investment flows, and needs to keep innovating to stay relevant and ahead of the game,” said Mr Tharman.

Source: SGX Website

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