The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has reported its volumes across its derivatives and commodities activities for the month ending September 2015, according to a SGX statement.
In terms of securities, the turnover at the SGX for September 2015 came in at $22.5 billion, which is higher by 7.0% YoY from September 2014 and -19.9% MoM from $28.1 billion in August 2015. Additionally, the daily average value of trading was $1.1 billion in September 2015, up 18.0% YoY from September 2014 and down -26.7% MoM from $1.5 billion in August 2015.
The SGX’s total market capitalization was $876 billion in September 2015, down -2.6% MoM from $899 billion in August 2015.
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Derivatives Volume Falls MoM
Across its derivatives business, September 2015 volumes yielded 14.1 million contracts, which is good for an 33.0% growth YoY from September 2014 – across a monthly timeframe, contracts were down -17.0% MoM from 17.0 million in August 2015. Moreover, equity index futures volume came in at 12.1 million contracts in September 2015, up over 25.0% YoY from September 2014.
In particular, FTSE China A50 futures were by far the most active contract, which reported a total volume of 5.8 million in September 2015, up 49.0% YoY from September 2014. Finally, the SGX’s total FX Futures volume was 465,665, up 362% from 100,866 in September 2014.