04 Jan '12, 10am

SGX derivatives, commodities and clearing activities continue to grow in December:

Singapore Exchange (SGX) posted year-on-year increases in its derivatives, commodities and clearing activities in December while securities trading declined. Securities - Turnover fell 41% to $17 billion while securities daily average value traded was 36% lower at $794 million. - Exchange traded fund turnover declined 18% to $640 million. Derivatives - Volume was up 6% at 5.1 million contracts while daily average volume increased 8% to 241,783 contracts. - China A50 futures trading more than doubled to 342,825 contracts, Nifty futures activity rose 28% to 1.1 million contracts and MSCI Taiwan futures volume was 8% up at 1.2 million contracts. Commodities and clearing - Trading of agricultural commodity futures rose 6% to 17,263 contracts as participation in SICOM rubber futures continued to grow. - Volume of OTC commodity contracts cleared was 8% up at 12,369 contracts; cl...

Full article: http://www.sgx.com/wps/wcm/connect/sgx_en/home/higlights/...

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