The Singapore Exchange on Thursday unveiled the listing of the world’s biggest exchange-traded fund to invest solely in Chinese government bonds, aiming to capitalize on investors’ accelerating demand to access opportunities in the second-largest bond market on the globe.
Singapore Exchange will work with Chinese broker GF Securities to promote cross-border trade in foreign exchange futures, commodity derivatives, real estate investment trusts and other investment products.
Singapore Exchange said Thursday it will collaborate with index provider FTSE Russell to develop new Asian and emerging markets focused derivatives products for institutional investors.
Stock exchange regulators in Singapore and Israel agreed to implement enhanced oversight for companies that may be listed in both countries, in a joint bid to encourage more investment and equity listings.
Singapore Exchange said Tuesday that it “is significantly expanding” its lineup of Asian equity index derivatives with the planned rollouts of 13 new futures, reaching nearly all of the region’s gross domestic product as a result.
Singapore Exchange’s regulatory division is seeking more authority to punish companies that violate listing rules, with its CEO saying there is a “perception” that enforcement has been sparse.
Singapore Exchange said Tuesday that it is launching the first international real estate investment trust futures products in Asia, reflecting a growing demand among global investors for real estate-related investment products.
In an effort to jumpstart its flagging equities listings, Singapore Exchange has entered into an agreement with Nasdaq to eliminate duplicative work for companies listing on both exchanges.
Interactive Brokers said on Tuesday that it has expanded its presence in Singapore with the opening of an office and the establishment of a local operating entity, moves that come as the company reports a rising clientele in Asia.