Published On: Sun, Dec 5th, 2010

SGX Securities and Derivatives Volumes Increased Year on Year

Singapore Exchange (SGX) December 2 said its securities and derivatives volumes have increased in November compared to a year ago, as Singapore and regional economies rebounded.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS
Securities Market

– The securities market was healthy with total market turnover at $40 billion for November, up 46% year-on-year, with an SDAV of $2 billion.

– Total turnover on GlobalQuote including American Depository Receipts rose to $819 million, up 19% from October and a significant increase from last year.

Derivatives and Commodities Markets

– The derivatives market volume increased 22% from last year to 5.4 million contracts. It traded an average daily volume of 264,929, up 18% year-on-year.

– The FTSE Xinhua ChinaA50 Index futures set its third straight record-high monthly volume with 203,351 contracts traded (approximately US$4 billion notional) and open interest of 20,995 contracts (approximately US$0.4 billion notional).

– AsiaClear open interest rose 20% year-on-year to 20,760. In particular, open interest for OTC energy swaps went up 83%.

– SICOM volume continues to grow, at 192% year-on-year.

The consolidated overview of the securities, derivatives and commodities markets is now available on SGX website. Please visit:

http://www.sgx.com/wps/portal/marketplace/mp-en/prices_indices_statistics/market_statistics

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