SGX signs MoU with Dow Jones for Trac-x

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The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dow Jones to list futures contracts based on the Trac-x credit default swap indexes. This is the first step towards exchange-traded credit derivatives contracts, a move that is hoped will improve liquidity in Asia’s credit derivatives market.

“We are in discussions on the licensing provisions to list and trade futures contracts based on the Trac-x indexes,” notes an SGX official. A Dow Jones Indexes spokesperson says

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