SGX derivatives and ETFs smash records in September

During September, 6,483,272 contracts were traded, which is almost 11% more than the last record of 5,842,187 contracts traded in July 2008 and a 68% increase from the amount traded in September 2007. The total volume of 46,619,152 contracts traded in the futures and options market in the first nine months of 2008 has exceeded the total volume for the whole of 2007. In particular, major Asian equity derivatives show particularly strong performances.

In terms of SGX-listed ETFs, the total trad

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