Wednesday, July 06, 2011

SGX Securities and Derivatives Trade Increases in June

Securities and derivatives trade at the Singapore Exchange (SGX) increased in June from a year earlier.

SGX said on Tuesday that for the securities market, total turnover rose 8 per cent year-on-year to S$28.1 billion, with the daily average value registering S$1.3 billion.

Exchange traded fund turnover increased 68 per cent to S$795 million, compared with the same period last year.

The total trading volume of derivatives grew 17 per cent year-on-year to 6.1 million contracts, while the derivatives daily average volume was 281,252 contracts.

China A50 futures trading rose 21 per cent from May to 223,079 contracts, while MSCI Taiwan futures volume increased 25 per cent year-on-year to 1.6 million contracts.

Nifty futures volume grew 48 per cent from a year ago to 1.3 million contracts.

Agricultural commodity futures volume also increased 48 per cent year-on-year to 20,912 contracts, following the consolidation of SICOM contracts onto the SGX platform.

SGX said clearing of OTC Interest Rate Swaps (IRS) continued to grow, with a notional US$11.6 billion of IRS cleared in June.

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