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SGX securities trading falls again in May

Published on Jun 4, 2014 9:51 AM
An office worker walks past a logo of the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) on April 23, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - The volume of securities traded on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) declined again in May, falling 38 per cent from a year ago and 9 per cent from April.

Securities worth a total of $23.4 billion were traded, working out to an average daily value of $1.2 billion, the SGX said on Wednesday.

Derivatives activity also eased, the bourse said. Some 8.1 million contracts were traded, down 26 per cent from a year ago and 4 per cent from April.

The China A50 futures was the most active contract with 2 million contracts traded, up 23 per cent from the previous year.

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