SGX stands for Singapore Exchange Limited. The official website of Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is www.sgx.com. On 1 December 1999, SGX was inducted by the amalgamation of the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX) and the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES). Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is the first demutualised and incorporated securities and imitative exchange in Asia-Pacific area.
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) offers large number of products and services such as Market access, online stock quotes, stock News, Securities, Derivatives, Data services and SGX Listing. SGX became the initial exchange in Asia-Pacific to be listed by a public offer and a private placement on 23 November 2000. In Asia, Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited (SGX-DT) was the first market to list equity index futures. In the year 1984, the Singapore Exchange derivatives Trading Limited initial introduced financial futures in Asia with the trading of Eurodollar futures.
The headquarters of the Company is located in Singapore. The SGX stock is a part of yardstick indices such as the Straits Times Index and the MSCI Singapore Free Index which listed on bourse. On 31 January 2010, with a combined market capitalization of S$650 billion, the Singapore Exchange had 774 listed companies. The incomes of SGX are largely from the derivatives market (25%) and securities market (75%). For the first half of its financial year, SGX stated a net profit of $165.8 million. Net profit was 7% higher as compare to 1HFY2009 (($159.2 million) excluding non-recurring items.
SGX is considered as a Home to Singapore's foremost listed companies as well as at the forefront of exchanges worldwide in attracting international issuers and is quickly emerging as Asia's offshore risk management centre for international imitative. Singapore Exchange Limited provides various products and services such as Post-Trade Services including clearing, settlement and depository, Securities Borrowing and Lending, Proximity Hosting Services for both securities and derivatives markets, SGXAccess FIX and SGXAccess API for securities market, Connectivity to SGX Quest-DT for derivatives market, SGX Securities Market Direct Feed, SGX SecuritiesBook, SGX DerivativesQuote, SGXNews and more. The advantage to list at SGX is self-explanatory with a policy which welcomes foreign companies and a strong support of the wide region of Asia-Pacific.
As Asia’s offshore risk management center for international derivatives, Singapore Exchange Limited is quickly emerging at the front position of exchanges. SGX has developed into the gateway of Asia’s financial market. The official website of the Singapore Exchange Limited offers a large number of information in both languages English as well as Chinese. You can get information about price, product and services, listed companies, investor relations, regulation and more.
You are also able to trading online with your personal user-Id and password. It is safe and secure. On SGX, there are various security market products can be traded. There are three available for the derivative market: equity index futures/options, interest rate futures/options and commodity futures/options. SGX also offers a daily market summary which provides investors detailed information of the market movements. Such summary include the total market value, ST index, total trading volume, and the number of gainers/losers of the trading day. You can get information about tables of several top 10’s: losers, gainers, volumes, for both stocks and structural warrants are also listed. The market summary includes specific performance information on individual sectors.
SGX Trading Simulator
You can trade online using real-time data from the live SGX trading system with SGX Trading Simulator. If you want to trade online, just you have to sign-up for an account. Trading online is safe as well as secure for you.
Securities Trading Hours
SGX Stock Exchange's trading hours is : Monday to Friday between 9:00am to 12:30pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm.
On Singapore public holidays, there is no trading.
There is a Pre-Open Routine (8.30am – 9.00am) and Pre-Close Routine (5.00pm – 5.06pm). If a holiday falls on Sunday then Monday will be a public holiday.
Trading on the eves of New Year, Christmas, and Chinese New Year will be from 9.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
The Opening Routine will be from 8.30 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. and the Closing Routine from 12.30 p.m. to 12.36 p.m.
Corporate Contact Details:
Singapore: 2 Shenton Way
19-00 SGX Centre 1
Call on- (65) 6236 8888
Fax: (65) 6535 6994