Published On: Sat, Sep 4th, 2010

SGX Sees Continued Growth in Derivatives Trading and OTC Clearing

Singapore Exchange (SGX) today said its derivatives trading and OTC clearing businesses grew steadily in August 2010.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS
Securities Market
– Securities trading remains healthy month-on-month. Daily average value traded for August was $1.5 billion, 10% higher than in July.

Derivatives and Commodities Markets
– Overall derivatives trading volume grew 19% year-on-year to 5.3 million contracts.
– Overall options trading volume increased year-on-year to 24,000 contracts, as compared to 3000 contracts a year ago.
– AsiaClear achieved 132% increase year-on-year with close to 17,000 contracts cleared.

New data in the September monthly statistics report include number of listings, market turnover, and market capitalisation by sectors according to the Industry Classification Benchmark*.

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

Full report HERE

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