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SGX doing the right things, and doing them right

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is launching Asia's first international real estate investment trust (Reit) futures - SGX FTSE EPRA Nareit Asia ex-Japan Index Futures - tracking diverse trusts listed in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Thailand, together with SGX iEdge S-Reit Leaders Index Futures.

Today's launch comes on the heels of last Thursday's announcement of a tie-up with the London Stock Exchange-owned FTSE to develop and market a multi-asset index derivatives offering focusing on Asian and emerging markets.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2020, with the headline 'SGX doing the right things, and doing them right'. Print Edition | Subscribe