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Derivatives trading on SGX hits new highs in 2013

Published on Jan 6, 2014 8:54 AM
 
Trading of derivatives on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) reached a new record last year, with the total volume of derivatives traded rising 40 per cent to 112 million. -- ST FILE PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Trading of derivatives on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) reached a new record last year, with the total volume of derivatives traded rising 40 per cent to 112 million.

The daily average volume of derivatives traded also increased 40 per cent to 459,362 contracts, the SGX said in a filing on Monday.

The exchange also saw growth in clearing activities, while securities trading declined.

For the whole of 2013, the value of the companies listed on the bourse fell 0.6 per cent to $940 billion.

 
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