In this new series, we will feature one Singapore-listed company each time as a quick guide to everything you should know about it in 60 seconds. 

In this instalment, we have Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX: S68) (SGX), Singapore’s only stock market operator. Previously, we featured Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SGX: T39), the publisher of The Straits Times and the likes. 

What’s SGX’s Business About? 

SGX runs the infrastructure that allows people to buy and sell shares, real estate investment trusts (REITs), exchange-traded funds (ETFs), bonds, and derivatives, among other things.

The company prides itself in being the “most liquid international market for pan-Asian listed derivatives” and the most international stock exchange in Asia. 

SGX has three main business divisions — Equities and Fixed Income; Derivatives; and Market Data and Connectivity.

Equities and Fixed Income segment provides issuer services, securities trading and clearing, and post-trade services. 

Revenue from Derivatives segment comes