Tag: Singapore Exchange

SGX
April 11, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX FX futures traded volume rises 34% MoM in March

SGX sees growth in securities turnover Securities market turnover value rose 21%MoM in March, reaching S$35.7 billion. This also lifted the turnover for the last three months, from January-to-March by 26% compared to previous quarter to S$91 billion. The bellwether Straits Times Index (STI) rose 5.1% in last month to 3,408.52. It was Asia-Pacific’s strongest…

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February 14, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX sees strong performance in January

SGX said: There was reduced volatility in the renminbi (RMB) ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, with the traded volume of SGX USD/CNH Futures declining in tandem. However, month-end open interest of the contract gained 12% m-o-m to more than US$11 billion, signaling its growing adoption as a hedging tool. The SGX contract is…

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SGX
November 11, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX reports strong FX volumes in October 2021

SGX stated: FX market participants bolstered portfolio hedging on key Emerging Asia currencies. SGX INR/USD Futures traded volume rose 14% y-o-y in October to 1.3 million contracts as India’s energy and raw-material costs continued to climb, adding to inflationary concerns. China’s regulatory scrutiny of its technology industry showed signs of easing even as challenges in…

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SGX
November 05, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX partners with DataBP to roll out SGX Data Direct

DataBP’s platform supports the quick addition of new products and the scalability to enable the diversification of subscribers and vendor relationships. Joyce Tan, Head of Market Data Development & Delivery at SGX, said: Our partnership with DataBP and the inception of SGX Data Direct offers a direct online channel of engagement with our end-clients.  It…

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Singapore Exchange launches ESG derivatives
September 10, 2021 BY Alan Sayer

SGX Sees Investor Demand Increase Due to ‘Uneven’ Economic Recovery

Elsewhere, SGX said its commodity derivatives were the standout performer due to price swings and supply chain issues continuing to impact physical markets. The entire commodity derivative volume, including iron ore (which SGX says is a macroeconomic proxy for China), climbed 10% year-over-year to 2.6 million contracts. In addition, forward Freight agreements (FFA) volume surged…

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SGX
March 10, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX reports FX Futures Volume rise in February 2021

The exchange also reported a jump in FTSE China A50 Index Futures DAV and FTSE Taiwan Index Futures DAV with 485,141 contracts and 104,415 contracts in February, respectively. SGX also registered a surge in its commodities business. Forward freight agreement (FFA) traded volume surged 80% YoY with 150,601 contracts. Petrochemical derivatives and Paraxylene traded volumes…

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Singapore Exchange launches ESG derivatives
January 25, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Singapore Exchange launches ESG derivatives

The SGX FIRST (Future in Reshaping Sustainability Together) initiative was announced in December. It is a multi-pronged expansion of the exchange’s sustainability capabilities and supports the introduction of new ESG-focused products, services and platforms. Michael Syn, Head of Equities at SGX, commented: Our leadership in developing a pan-Asia shelf of benchmark equity derivatives has placed…

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SGX announces trading volumes
February 24, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

SGX launches methanol futures and swap contracts

Singapore Exchange (SGX) just announced that it has launched methanol futures and swap contracts to help methanol producers, traders and downstream users manage risk and improve price discovery amid rising demand. Both new features (SGX Platts Methanol CFR China Swap and the SGX Platts Methanol CFR China Futures) will be listed with 12 consecutive contract…

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February 14, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

SGX RegCo uses AI enhancements in its surveillance activities

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is making its monitoring and regulating system more effective with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) improvements. Introducing AI in regulation can help single out unusual trading activities through analysis of historical data and avoiding noise from developments between the financial markets. Thus, the regulatory agency can focus on smaller…

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February 07, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

SGX’s Asian FX futures volume rises as FX industry moves toward the final stages of regulatory reforms

Singapore Exchange (SGX) keeps reporting record volumes, as international investors seek trading opportunities in Asia. The heightened activity is not that unexpected, as the FX industry moves toward the final stages of regulatory reforms for uncleared OTC derivatives. Interest in SGX’s suite of Asian currencies continues to grow, with record US$1.3 trillion changing hands in…

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