Volumes climbed 82% compared to August 2014 and 21% on July
The Singapore Exchange
(SGX) enjoyed another bumper month with volumes almost doubling
on last year on the back of extreme market volatility,
following last month’s Chinese stock market
The exchange on Monday
reported August volumes up 82% compared to August 2014 and up
21% on July.
equity index futures volumes jumped 23% from July and 76%
compared to August 2014, as investors looked to manage their
Chinese equity exposure.
Futures trading on the
exchange’s flagship index, the FTSE China A50
index, which tracks the largest 50 A share companies on the
Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, jumped 127% year-on-year
and 43% month-on-month to 8.4 million contracts.
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