The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has reported its volumes across its derivatives and commodities activities for the month ending November 2015, according to an SGX statement.
In terms of securities, the turnover at the SGX during November 2015 came in at $19.4 billion, down -16.0% MoM from $23.1 billion in October 2015 – across a yearly timeframe, the November 2015’s figure is also -13.0% lower YoY from November 2014. Furthermore, the daily average value of trading was reported at $970 million in November 2015, representing a decline of -3.1% MoM from $1.0 billion in October 2015.
The SGX’s total market capitalization was also $902.4 billion in November 2015, down -3.0% MoM from just $930.6 billion in October 2015 – this included the total market cap for all 771 listed companies on the SGX.
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Derivatives Volumes Rebound
Across its derivatives business, November 2015’s volumes snapped a consecutive monthly decline. November 2015 saw just 13.6 million contracts traded, representing a 20.4% jump MoM from 11.3 million contracts in October 2015. This performance was slightly less pronounced when compared with 2014, as volumes rose only 13.0% YoY from November 2014.
In terms of equity index futures volume at the SGX, November 2015 saw 11.7 million contracts traded, firmly higher by 20.6% MoM from 9.7 million contracts in October 2015, and also up 11.0% YoY from November 2014.
The FTSE China A50 futures were by far the most active contract traded on the SGX during November 2015, which reported a total volume of 6.5, up 41.3% MoM from 4.6 million in October 2015. Finally, the SGX’s total FX Futures volume was 475,887, which correlates with a tepid decrease of -3.0% MoM from 475,887 in October 2015.