Everyone knows SGX stand for the Singapore Stock Exchange. But how much do you really know about SGX? For new investors, this is a crash-course on becoming an investor of Singapore stocks.

What is SGX?

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is a stock exchange for Singapore stocks. It is a place where stocks trading between investors takes place. SGX also provides different services related to equities, fixed income, derivatives, commodities and foreign currency exchange (FX). Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is also globally recognized for its risk management and clearing capabilities.

How does it operate?

SGX has multiple different divisions, and every each of them is responsible for handling specific businesses.

1. SGX ETS (Electronic Trading System): provides global trading access to SGX markets.

2. SGX DT (Derivatives Trading): provides derivatives trading.

3. SGX ST (Securities Trading): provides securities trading.

4. SGX DC (Derivatives Clearing): subsidiary for clearing and settlement operations …