Singapore Exchange Trading is Growing

Singapore Exchange Trading is Growing

Singapore Exchange Trading is Growing


  • Total Securities market turnover value was at S$25.5 billion, up 14% month-on-month (m-o-m) and up 21% year-on-year (y-o-y), over 21 trading days. There were 21 trading days in June 2017 and 20 in July 2016.
  • Securities daily average value (SDAV) was S$1.2 billion, up 14% m-o-m and up 16% y-o-y.
  • Market turnover value of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) was S$259 million, up 30% m-o-m and down 6% y-o-y.
  • Market turnover value of structured warrants was S$1.4 billion, up 16% m-o-m and up 87% y-o-y.
  • There were 3 new Catalist listings during the month, raising S$62.6 million.
  • There was 1 new Mainboard listing during the month, raising S$2.3 billion.
  • There were 74 new bond listings, raising S$31.4 billion.
  • Total market capitalisation value of 754 listed companies stood at S$1.0 trillion as at end-July 2017.


  • Total Derivatives volume was 14.2 million, down 9% month-on-month (m-o-m) and up 10% year-on-year (y-o-y).
  • Equity Index Futures volume was 11.3 million, down 11% m-o-m and up 7% y-o-y.
  • FTSE China A50 Index Futures remained the most active contract with volume of 5.6 million, down 7% m-o-m and up 11% y-o-y.
  • SGX Nifty 50 Index Futures volume was 1.9 million, up 8% m-o-m and up 21% y-o-y.
  • Nikkei 225 Index Futures volume was 1.4 million, down 36% m-o-m and down 24% y-o-y.
  • MSCI Taiwan Index Futures volume was 1.5 million, down 22% m-o-m and down 1% y-o-y.
  • MSCI Singapore Index Futures volume was 901,100, up 10% m-o-m and up 40% y-o-y.
  • MSCI India Index Futures volume was 6,339, down 66% m-o-m and down 64% y-o-y.
  • Total FX Futures volume was 759,983, up 6% m-o-m and up 74% y-o-y.
  • SGX INR/USD Futures volume was 596,763, up 10% m-o-m and up 50% y-o-y.
  • SGX USD/CNH Futures volume was 150,567, down 8% m-o-m and up 416% y-o-y.
  • Value of cleared OTC SGD Interest Rate Swaps was S$19.1 billion, up 36% m-o-m and up 62%      y-o-y.


  • SGX Commodities Derivatives volume was 1.5 million, down 3% month-on-month (m-o-m) and up 16% year-on-year (y-o-y).
  • Iron Ore Derivatives volume was 1.3 million, down 4% m-o-m and up 17% y-o-y.
  • Forward Freight Derivatives volume was 32,328, up 7% m-o-m and down 11% y-o-y.
  • Volume of SICOM Rubber Futures, the world’s price benchmark for physical rubber, was 133,911, up 6% m-o-m and up 8% y-o-y.

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S. Jack Heffernan Ph.D. Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.