Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is Asia’s leading international exchange, facilitating exchanges of both local and global equities, derivatives, and fixed income securities among investors worldwide. Presently, SGX is worth S$ 7.8 billion and thus, is included as one of the 30 constituents of the Straits Times Index (STI). In this article, I’ll share 9 key things about SGX that you need to know before you invest. They are:

#1: Stock Symbol

Ticker Symbol: SGX: C68
Market Capitalization: S$ 7.8 billion (10 July 2018)

Share Price: S$ 7.33 (10 July 2018)

Industry: Finance

#2: The Business

SGX derives income from 3 main business segments:

  1. Equities & Fixed Income
    SGX is a vertically integrated business where it offers listing, trading, clearing, settlement, and depository of securities and bonds. Today, a total of 40% and 75% of its listed companies and bonds are currently originated from outside of Singapore. In …