Speed streaming on the Straits Times Index

Singapore speeds up streaming

The application of new streaming technology on the Straits Times Index (STI) has been announced by index operators Singapore Exchange (SGX), FTSE Group (FTSE) and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH).

The streaming drive allows traders and investors to get real-time intra-second updates any time the price of the underlying constituents changes, rather than the current 15-second intervals.

"Structured products issuers have added transparency when managing trades against the index and are able to respon