Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX) Menciptakan Rekor Baru

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SINGAPURA, 28 Juli 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia – AsiaNet/ —

Keanggotaan, volume perdagangan, omset meningkat sepanjang masa

— Volume perdagangan berjumlah 9.659 kontrak
— Omset perdagangan melampaui USD 350 juta
— Keanggotaan naik lebih dari dua kali lipat sebanyak lebih dari 50
anggota

Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), bursa komoditi beragam produk dan
derivatif mata uang lintas Asia pertama, kemarin menciptakan rekor baru saat
volume perdagangan mencapai jumlah tertinggi yang historis sebanyak 9.659
kontrak dan omset melampaui USD 350 juta. Perdagangan pada SMX terus-menerus
mengalami kenaikan volume perdagangan dan omset dalam beberapa minggu terakhir.

SMX yang didirikan pada tanggal 31 Agustus 2010 telah mengalami kenaikan
jumlah anggota dua kali lipat dalam 11 bulan terakhir yang melampaui 50
anggota. Bursa tersebut dimulai dengan 25 anggota dan empat kontrak dan saat
ini memiliki lebih dari 50 anggota, termasuk 7 anggota kliring dan 11 kontrak.

Ang Swee Tian, Presiden Komisaris SMX, berkata: “Sejak awal, SMX fokus
pada pelaksanaan sistem dan proses manajemen risiko yang kuat dan kami sekarang
mencapai titik perubahan. Kepercayaan dan dukungan di pasar akan membantu SMX
menempatkan Singapura sebagai pusat perdagangan komoditas global dari Asia.”

Jignesh Shah, Wakil Preskom, SMX dan CEO Kelompok – Financial Technologies
Group berkata, “SMX seperti proyek infrastruktur dan kami memiliki pengalaman
yang cukup dalam mengatur dan mengelola bursa yang belum pernah dioperasikan
(greenfield) di berbagai benua. Kami senang bahwa salah satu proyek global kami
yang paling bergengsi — SMX — berada di jalur yang benar untuk menjadi hub
(pusat) perdagangan komoditas dan pembandingan harga di Asia untuk seluruh
dunia.

V Hariharan, CEO sementara SMX, berujar: “Tim SMX amat senang atas
pencapaian baru ini dan kami melihat peningkatan traksi lebih jauh lagi karena
kontrak baru yang berpusat di Asia diluncurkan dalam beberapa minggu ke depan.
Kami meningkatkan jumlah mata uang dan juga akan melakukan beberapa kontrak
pertanian serta non-pertanian dalam beberapa hari ke depan.”

SMX didirikan pada tanggal 31 Agustus 2010 dengan kontrak berjangka untuk
pengiriman emas Singapura, mata uang Euro-USD yang bertahan, harga minyak
mentah WTI dan Brent dalam Euro. Pengenalan GBP-USD dan uang tunai
menyelesaikan kontrak Euro-USD pada tanggal 29 Juli 2011 akan mengambil jumlah
keseluruhan beberapa kontrak yang tersedia pada SMX. SMX pertama kali
memperkenalkan AUD-USD dan USD-JPY dari tanggal 29 April, 2011. Hal ini
dilakukan untuk uang tunai pembayaran emas, perak dan tembaga berjangka yang
memulai perdagangan di SMX pada tanggal 15 April, 2011.

Sesi perdagangan SMX meluas ke jam kerja di Asia, Eropa dan Amerika,
dengan kliring rekanan terpusat yang dilakukan oleh SMXCC. Platform SMX
memungkinkan partisipasi jarak jauh melalui beragam jaringan anggota dan ISV.
Bursa ini juga menawarkan solusi kepemilikan menyeluruh untuk akses pasar
langsung.

Tentang Singapore Mercantile Exchange

Singapore Mercantile Exchange adalah bursa komoditi beragam produk dan
derivatif mata uang seluruh Asia di Singapura. Ia menawarkan platform
menyeluruh untuk memperdagangkan berbagai komoditas, termasuk berjangka dan
kontrak opsi logam mulia, logam dasar, komoditas pertanian, energi, mata uang
dan indeks.

SMX memberi para pelaku di pasar manfaat transparansi pasar, kenyamanan
zona waktu, penemuan harga dan pembandingan (benchmarking), manajemen risiko
harga dan beberapa opsi konektivitas. Kliring rekanan dan risiko penyelesaian
dikelola secara efektif melalui lembaga kliringnya, Singapore Mercantile
Exchange Clearing Corporation.

Pengatur pasar keuangan Singapura – Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
– memberi SMX status ‘Bursa yang Disetujui’ sejak tahun 2010.

SMX didukung oleh pencipta bursa terkemuka dunia – Financial Technologies
(India) Limited – yang telah berhasil mendirikan 10 bursa di India, Dubai,
Singapura, Afrika, Mauritius dan Bahrain.

SMX adalah anggota asosiasi industri derivatif internasional terkemuka,
seperti Futures Industry Association (FIA), Swiss Futures and Options
Association (SFOA), Association of Futures Markets (AFM) dan Futures and
Options Association (FOA).

Informasi lebih lanjut, www.smx.com.sg

Untuk pertanyaan media, hubungi:

Hasmita Rajan
Ponsel: +65-9855-1507
hasmita.rajan@smx.com.sg

Vishwesh Iyer
Think Public Relations
Ponsel: +65-9101-8487
vishwesh@thinkprapac.com

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Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX) Sets New Record
SINGAPORE, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia – AsiaNet/ —

Membership, trading volume, turnover at all time high

— Trade volume at 9,659 contracts
— Trade turnover crosses USD 350 million
— Membership more than double at over 50

Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), the first trans-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange, set a new record yesterday when the trading volume hit a historic high of 9,659 contracts and the turnover crossed USD 350 million. Trading on SMX has consistently witnessed a surge in trading volumes and turnover over the last few weeks.

SMX which went live on August 31, 2010 has seen its membership number double over the past 11 months crossing 50. The exchange had started with 25 members and four contracts and today has more than 50 members, including 7 clearing members and 11 contracts.

Ang Swee Tian, Chairman of SMX, said: “Since inception, SMX has focused on putting in place robust systems and risk management processes and we are now reaching an inflection point. The confidence and support in the marketplace will help SMX position Singapore as the epicentre of the global commodities trading from Asia.”

Jignesh Shah, Vice Chairman, SMX and Group CEO – Financial Technologies Group said, “SMX is like an infrastructure project and we have enough experience of setting up and managing successfully greenfield exchanges across various continents. It is heartening that one of our most prestigious global projects — SMX — is on the right track to become an Asian hub of commodities trading and price benchmarking for the world.”

V Hariharan, interim CEO of SMX, said: “The team at SMX is quite happy with the new milestones and we are looking at growing the traction further as new Asia centric contracts get launched over the next few weeks. We are enhancing the currency basket and will also be looking at some agri and non-agri contracts in the days to come.”

SMX had gone live on August 31, 2010 with futures contracts for Singapore deliverable gold, physically-settled currency pair Euro-USD, WTI crude and Brent crude priced in Euros. The introduction of the GBP-USD and cash settled Euro-USD contracts on July 29, 2011 will take the total number of contracts available on SMX to 11. SMX had earlier introduced the AUD-USD and USD-JPY futures from April 29, 2011. This was in addition to the cash-settled gold, silver and copper futures which commenced trading on SMX from April 15, 2011.

SMX trading sessions span Asian, European and US business hours, with central counterparty clearing performed by SMXCC. The SMX platform allows remote participation through its diverse network of members and ISVs. The Exchange also offers its own proprietary front-end solution for direct market access.

About Singapore Mercantile Exchange

Singapore Mercantile Exchange is a pan-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange situated in Singapore. It offers a comprehensive platform for trading a diversified basket of commodities including futures and options contracts on precious metals, base metals, agriculture commodities, energy, currencies and indices.

SMX offers market participants the benefits of market transparency, time zone convenience, price discovery and benchmarking, price risk management and multiple connectivity options. Counterparty clearing and settlement risk is effectively managed through its clearing house, the Singapore Mercantile Exchange Clearing Corporation (SMXCC).

The regulator of Singapore’s financial markets — the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) — granted SMX ‘Approved Exchange’ status in 2010.

SMX is backed by the world’s leading creator of exchanges — Financial Technologies (India) Limited — which has successfully established 10 exchanges across India, Dubai, Singapore, Africa, Mauritius and Bahrain.

SMX is a member of leading international derivatives industry associations, such as the Futures Industry Association (FIA), the Swiss Futures and Options Association (SFOA), the Association of Futures Markets (AFM) and the Futures and Options Association (FOA).

More information is available through www.smx.com.sg . For queries Email: info@smx.com.sg .

For SMX media enquiries, please contact:

Hasmita Rajan
Marketing Communications
Tel: +65-6590-3754
Email: hasmita.rajan@smx.com.sg

Vishwesh Iyer
Think Public Relations
Mobile: +65-9101-8487
Email: vishwesh@thinkprapac.com

SOURCE: Singapore Mercantile Exchange