Monthly Archives: May 2017

Is SGX Nifty trading relevant for India?

SGX Nifty Futures volumes have been falling even before the NSE extended its trading hours. So the latest move by the Singapore exchange to extend its trading session may not impact NSE Nifty volumes at all. Following the National Stock Exchange’s (NSE) extension of trading hours, the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) has also extended the… Read More »

Singapore Exchange welcomes NHAI inaugural Masala bond listing

Hailing NHAI’s debut Masala bonds listing, Singapore Exchange said today it has offered investors an opportunity to partake directly in India’s growth story through offshore Indian-rupee bonds. NHAI raised Rs 30 billion in the largest-ever issuance of Masala bonds with a five-year tenor at a coupon rate of 7.3 per cent, which was priced at… Read More »

SGX Nifty futures volumes jump

Open interest on the Nifty futures in the Singapore Exchange (SGX) has surged. These have risen to more than double the total OI in the domestic Nifty futures markets, traded on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). The Nifty is the NSE’s benchmark index. Open interest is the number of derivative contracts yet to be settled.… Read More »

Singapore Exchange turns to dual share system

Singapore’s plans to become the first Asian bourse to allow dual class share listings is catching the attention of tech entrepreneurs and could help turn a staid market into a buzzing tech hub, as the city-state looks to rebrand its image. Singapore Exchange’s boldest move in years is designed to make it the go-to-place for… Read More »

SGX Nifty signals positive start for the markets

Indian equities may open marginally higher on Monday, tracking firm cues from Asian peers and strong closing of the Wall Street in overnight trade. Slightly bullish trend in the SGX Nifty, which was trading at 8,841.50, up by 20.50 points or 0.23 per cent, also signalled a positive start for the markets. Nifty 50 in… Read More »