What We Do
   
 
 What We Do
   
 

Business & Client Units



Equities
 
Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities


Data, Connectivity & Indices
 
Global Sales & Origination



Delivering Growth
 
As a multi-asset exchange, we cover all major asset classes in the Asian time zone. Our Business Units have the collective responsibility for delivering SGX Group’s business line revenue by leading the management and long-term strategic vision for each asset class. The focus lies in growing volume, innovating new products and serving customers worldwide to deliver the best possible client experience.
 
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The Equities Business is responsible for two of SGX’s core revenue generating businesses : the stock market ("cash equities") and the equity products of the derivatives market ("equity derivatives"). Asian equities are an asset class integral to capital formation for the most dynamic economic region in the world, and therefore critical to investors all over the world. Singapore plays an important role in serving these capital management and allocation needs. Our Business is to provide liquidity and risk management services across the life cycle of a trade : from electronic price-discovery to post-trade clearing and settlement. To that end, the Business has units accountable for product research & engineering, market microstructure, platform innovation, and data analytics.

Our Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities ("FICC") unit is responsible for delivering SGX's business line revenue for bond listings, fixed income trading; foreign exchange (FX), rates (IR) and our full suite of commodities derivative products including iron ore, freight and rubber. The teams are accountable for product strategy to grow volume, market share, innovation, as well as to broaden the FICC footprint and accelerate SGX's multi-asset strategy such as strategic bolt-on investments with BidFX and Cobalt. In addition, the FICC unit has oversight of two SGX wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Energy Market Company (EMC) and The Baltic Exchange. EMC operates Singapore's wholesale electricity market, while the Baltic Exchange is the leader in global shipping indices.

Our Data, Connectivity & Indices ("DCI") Unit offers three business services that facilitate investors' participation in global markets. First, we offer global distribution of data services including transactional information, reference data and news related to trading on SGX. Second, our connectivity solutions facilitate trading and clearing connection into our exchange, with an extended offering of low latency and highly resilient co-location at SGX data center. Third, our Index services include design and creation of SGX proprietary indices as well as bespoke index calculations for global benchmarks and investment funds for Asia and Europe. With the acquisition of Scientific Beta as a subsidiary in January 2020, we strengthened our index offering with deep factor and ESG indexing and research capabilities, supported by teams in Nice, London, Boston and Singapore. The team drives commercial growth of these areas through enhancement and development of new products and solutions. We also forge strategic partnerships and licensing arrangements to actively expand our product shelf in order to meet the evolving needs of the market.

Our Global Sales & Origination ("GSO") unit is our front line sales unit responsible for growing all our business lines. Comprising multi-asset sales coverage teams as well as specialist sales teams and operating from 10 sales offices around the world, GSO is instrumental in contributing to the development of the capital market in Singapore and is at the forefront of fund raising in both equity and debt markets. The sales teams grow our membership and client base across all product and business lines and manage the relationships of our top clients and partners, working closely with them for mutual growth and success. Together with our business teams and our marketing teams, GSO is charged with appropriately positioning SGX in the international marketplace to advance our global brand and presence and ensure that SGX is the key marketplace of choice for diverse international clients.

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Business & Client Units


Equities
 
Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities
 
Data, Connectivity & Indices
 
Global Sales & Origination


Delivering Growth
As a multi-asset exchange, we cover all major asset classes in the Asian time zone. Our Business Units have the collective responsibility for delivering SGX Group’s business line revenue by leading the management and long-term strategic vision for each asset class. The focus lies in growing volume, innovating new products and serving customers worldwide to deliver the best possible client experience.
 
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The Equities Business is responsible for two of SGX’s core revenue generating businesses : the stock market ("cash equities") and the equity products of the derivatives market ("equity derivatives"). Asian equities are an asset class integral to capital formation for the most dynamic economic region in the world, and therefore critical to investors all over the world. Singapore plays an important role in serving these capital management and allocation needs. Our Business is to provide liquidity and risk management services across the life cycle of a trade : from electronic price-discovery to post-trade clearing and settlement. To that end, the Business has units accountable for product research & engineering, market microstructure, platform innovation, and data analytics.

Our Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities ("FICC") unit is responsible for delivering SGX's business line revenue for bond listings, fixed income trading; foreign exchange (FX), rates (IR) and our full suite of commodities derivative products including iron ore, freight and rubber. The teams are accountable for product strategy to grow volume, market share, innovation, as well as to broaden the FICC footprint and accelerate SGX's multi-asset strategy such as strategic bolt-on investments with BidFX and Cobalt. In addition, the FICC unit has oversight of two SGX wholly-owned subsidiaries, the Energy Market Company (EMC) and The Baltic Exchange. EMC operates Singapore's wholesale electricity market, while the Baltic Exchange is the leader in global shipping indices.

Our Data, Connectivity & Indices ("DCI") Unit offers three business services that facilitate investors' participation in global markets. First, we offer global distribution of data services including transactional information, reference data and news related to trading on SGX. Second, our connectivity solutions facilitate trading and clearing connection into our exchange, with an extended offering of low latency and highly resilient co-location at SGX data center. Third, our Index services include design and creation of SGX proprietary indices as well as bespoke index calculations for global benchmarks and investment funds for Asia and Europe. With the acquisition of Scientific Beta as a subsidiary in January 2020, we strengthened our index offering with deep factor and ESG indexing and research capabilities, supported by teams in Nice, London, Boston and Singapore. The team drives commercial growth of these areas through enhancement and development of new products and solutions. We also forge strategic partnerships and licensing arrangements to actively expand our product shelf in order to meet the evolving needs of the market.

Our Global Sales & Origination ("GSO") unit is our front line sales unit responsible for growing all our business lines. Comprising multi-asset sales coverage teams as well as specialist sales teams and operating from 10 sales offices around the world, GSO is instrumental in contributing to the development of the capital market in Singapore and is at the forefront of fund raising in both equity and debt markets. The sales teams grow our membership and client base across all product and business lines and manage the relationships of our top clients and partners, working closely with them for mutual growth and success. Together with our business teams and our marketing teams, GSO is charged with appropriately positioning SGX in the international marketplace to advance our global brand and presence and ensure that SGX is the key marketplace of choice for diverse international clients.

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Control Functions



CFO Unit
 
Human Resources
 
Internal Audit


Legal, Compliance & Corporate Secretariat
 
Risk Management
 
SGX RegCo



Safeguarding Legal and Regulatory Standards
 
Together as a Group, our Control Functions ensure SGX Group’s legal and regulatory compliance, supervises internal controls, implements risk management capabilities. Specifically, our Finance & Tax team works to increase shareholder value through financial reporting, revenue and strategic analysis, tax planning while the Investor Relations team interfaces with our key stakeholders including our shareholders and institutional investors. Our Human Resources unit builds internal capabilities by recruiting people from a variety of backgrounds and developing an open culture built on Trust, Passion & Service for our people to thrive on.
 
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Our CFO unit is responsible for the entire spectrum of the finance and accounting function of SGX, including treasury and tax planning, the management and coordination of all management and financial reporting activities for the company including statutory reporting of the company's financial results. The unit oversees the management and implementation of investor relations programs, covering both institutional and retail shareholders of SGX. The unit also provides facility management and maintenance services to support all our offices in different locations.

The HR team is a strategic partner to SGX’s leadership and is responsible for developing and executing a robust and holistic talent strategy to deliver SGX’s vision and strategic priorities. Comprising five key functions: Business Partnering, Performance and Rewards, Learning and Development, HR Operations and HR Technology, the team partners with external and internal stakeholders in developing and implementing a wide range of talent initiatives and solutions to attract, retain, develop and engage talents to deliver SGX’s performance and growth.

Internal Audit reports into the Audit Committee, and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer. The unit aims to provide independent and objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve SGX operations. The unit helps SGX accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes.

LCC unit provides SGX-wide support in relation to all legal, compliance and corporate secretarial needs. Our legal team supports the legal needs of the organization, which spans across advisory and transactional work, dispute handling and litigation. Our Compliance team ensures internal compliance with applicable legislation and internal Compliance policies. Our Corporate Secretariat ensures that Board procedures are observed and that the SGX's Constitution, relevant rules and regulations, including the Companies Act, Securities and Futures Act (pertaining to corporate governance), and SGX-ST Listing Manual, are complied with.

Risk management is both a science and an art of managing the "black swan". Risk management is not about risk-avoidance but about achieving the best risk-reward balance for an organization in pursuit of profitability. In SGX, Risk Management is a business enabler which helps create sustainable and long-term value for the SGX exchange. Our risk management covers the broad areas related to enterprise risk management, financial risk management (market, credit and liquidity risk), risk policy and analytics, and business continuity management.

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Exchange (SGX) that undertakes all frontline regulatory functions on behalf of SGX and its regulated subsidiaries. In carrying out its activities, SGX RegCo is committed to fostering trust in and supporting the continued development of SGX's markets.

About SGX RegCo

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Control Functions


CFO Unit
 
Human Resources
 
Internal Audit
 
Legal, Compliance & Corporate Secretariat
 
Risk Management
 
SGX RegCo


Safeguarding Legal and Regulatory Standards
Together as a Group, our Control Functions ensure SGX Group’s legal and regulatory compliance, supervises internal controls, implements risk management capabilities. Specifically, our Finance & Tax team works to increase shareholder value through financial reporting, revenue and strategic analysis, tax planning while the Investor Relations team interfaces with our key stakeholders including our shareholders and institutional investors. Our Human Resources unit builds internal capabilities by recruiting people from a variety of backgrounds and developing an open culture built on Trust, Passion & Service for our people to thrive on.
 
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Our CFO unit is responsible for the entire spectrum of the finance and accounting function of SGX, including treasury and tax planning, the management and coordination of all management and financial reporting activities for the company including statutory reporting of the company's financial results. The unit oversees the management and implementation of investor relations programs, covering both institutional and retail shareholders of SGX. The unit also provides facility management and maintenance services to support all our offices in different locations.

The HR team is a strategic partner to SGX’s leadership and is responsible for developing and executing a robust and holistic talent strategy to deliver SGX’s vision and strategic priorities. Comprising five key functions: Business Partnering, Performance and Rewards, Learning and Development, HR Operations and HR Technology, the team partners with external and internal stakeholders in developing and implementing a wide range of talent initiatives and solutions to attract, retain, develop and engage talents to deliver SGX’s performance and growth.

Internal Audit reports into the Audit Committee, and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer. The unit aims to provide independent and objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve SGX operations. The unit helps SGX accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes.

LCC unit provides SGX-wide support in relation to all legal, compliance and corporate secretarial needs. Our legal team supports the legal needs of the organization, which spans across advisory and transactional work, dispute handling and litigation. Our Compliance team ensures internal compliance with applicable legislation and internal Compliance policies. Our Corporate Secretariat ensures that Board procedures are observed and that the SGX's Constitution, relevant rules and regulations, including the Companies Act, Securities and Futures Act (pertaining to corporate governance), and SGX-ST Listing Manual, are complied with.

Risk management is both a science and an art of managing the "black swan". Risk management is not about risk-avoidance but about achieving the best risk-reward balance for an organization in pursuit of profitability. In SGX, Risk Management is a business enabler which helps create sustainable and long-term value for the SGX exchange. Our risk management covers the broad areas related to enterprise risk management, financial risk management (market, credit and liquidity risk), risk policy and analytics, and business continuity management.

Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Exchange (SGX) that undertakes all frontline regulatory functions on behalf of SGX and its regulated subsidiaries. In carrying out its activities, SGX RegCo is committed to fostering trust in and supporting the continued development of SGX's markets.

About SGX RegCo

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Support Functions



Corporate Strategy
 
Marketing & Communications


Operations & Market Services
 
Technology



Sustaining Our Performance
 
Technology is our key enabler as we rely on technology across all aspects of business and operations, including our regulatory and risk functions. To remain relevant and competitive as a centre for capital raising, risk management and price discovery, our Technology unit focuses on innovating client-focused technology and solutions while simultaneously enhancing our operational resilience. Our Operations & Market Services unit plays a key role in ensuring the operational and procedural integrity of our electronic marketplace. Our Marketing & Communications unit supports the SGX Brand by preserving and enhancing our corporate reputation with employees, shareholders, investors and the media while our Corporate Strategy team works to increase shareholder value through strategic analysis, identifying and evaluating new business opportunities.
 
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Our Corporate Strategy function plays a leadership role in developing SGX's corporate strategy, and executing internal and external strategic projects in partnership with the various Business Units. The team identifies and evaluates new business opportunities such as new partnerships, alliances and acquisitions ranging from large-scale, transformative opportunities to early-stage, minority investments in fintech companies with the objective to generate sustainable growth and profitability.

The Marketing & Communication team is responsible for developing and implementing marketing, branding, communications and digital strategies and initiatives to support the growth of SGX’s multi-asset businesses and strengthen SGX’s positioning as both market operator and regulator. The key functions – Brand and Planning, Digital Communications, Digital Transformation, Marketing, Media Communications and Internal Communications have close interface with internal and external stakeholders including senior leadership, clients, media and agencies in local and international markets.

Operations and Market Services (OMS) is responsible for delivering SGX's daily operations activities in a manner that meets its statutory and regulatory obligations.
This involves the operation of:

  • Fair, orderly and transparent markets
  • Safe and efficient clearing houses
  • A depository that ensures safe custody of securities and provides depository-related services

We provide:
  • Infrastructure for the matching of orders, including pre-trade risk controls
  • Connectivity to trading participants
  • Market Data for trading participants
  • Trades done on Exchange are cleared by the Clearing House

Depository Services
  • The Central Depository (CDP) holds assets, on trust, in safe custody
  • CDP processes corporate actions for listed companies so that dividends and bonus shares are credited to shareholders automatically
  • CDP has extended such services to include Singapore Government Securities and Singapore Saving Bonds
  • CDP has tie-ups with global depositories and custodians to hold overseas assets as well

The Technology team plays the role of a key enabler across all aspects of the SGX business and operations. Comprising of specialists with capabilities in business integration and project management, software delivery and integration, software development, technology operations and shared services, information security, data analytics and innovation technology, the team focuses on enhancing operational resilience and future-proofing our infrastructure for longer term with investments in cyber security and emerging technology. As we embark on the digitalization journey with customer-focused, data-centric and innovative initiatives, we continue to strength our software development capabilities and build differentiated platforms to support the SGX's multi-asset strategy.




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Support Functions


Corporate Strategy
 
Marketing & Communications
 
Operations & Market Services
 
Technology


Sustaining Our Performance
Technology is our key enabler as we rely on technology across all aspects of business and operations, including our regulatory and risk functions. To remain relevant and competitive as a centre for capital raising, risk management and price discovery, our Technology unit focuses on innovating client-focused technology and solutions while simultaneously enhancing our operational resilience. Our Operations & Market Services unit plays a key role in ensuring the operational and procedural integrity of our electronic marketplace. Our Marketing & Communications unit supports the SGX Brand by preserving and enhancing our corporate reputation with employees, shareholders, investors and the media while our Corporate Strategy team works to increase shareholder value through strategic analysis, identifying and evaluating new business opportunities.
 
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Our Corporate Strategy function plays a leadership role in developing SGX's corporate strategy, and executing internal and external strategic projects in partnership with the various Business Units. The team identifies and evaluates new business opportunities such as new partnerships, alliances and acquisitions ranging from large-scale, transformative opportunities to early-stage, minority investments in fintech companies with the objective to generate sustainable growth and profitability.

The Marketing & Communication team is responsible for developing and implementing marketing, branding, communications and digital strategies and initiatives to support the growth of SGX’s multi-asset businesses and strengthen SGX’s positioning as both market operator and regulator. The key functions – Brand and Planning, Digital Communications, Digital Transformation, Marketing, Media Communications and Internal Communications have close interface with internal and external stakeholders including senior leadership, clients, media and agencies in local and international markets.

Operations and Market Services (OMS) is responsible for delivering SGX's daily operations activities in a manner that meets its statutory and regulatory obligations.
This involves the operation of:

  • Fair, orderly and transparent markets
  • Safe and efficient clearing houses
  • A depository that ensures safe custody of securities and provides depository-related services
We provide:
  • Infrastructure for the matching of orders, including pre-trade risk controls
  • Connectivity to trading participants
  • Market Data for trading participants
  • Trades done on Exchange are cleared by the Clearing House
Depository Services
  • The Central Depository (CDP) holds assets, on trust, in safe custody
  • CDP processes corporate actions for listed companies so that dividends and bonus shares are credited to shareholders automatically
  • CDP has extended such services to include Singapore Government Securities and Singapore Saving Bonds
  • CDP has tie-ups with global depositories and custodians to hold overseas assets as well

The Technology team plays the role of a key enabler across all aspects of the SGX business and operations. Comprising of specialists with capabilities in business integration and project management, software delivery and integration, software development, technology operations and shared services, information security, data analytics and innovation technology, the team focuses on enhancing operational resilience and future-proofing our infrastructure for longer term with investments in cyber security and emerging technology. As we embark on the digitalization journey with customer-focused, data-centric and innovative initiatives, we continue to strength our software development capabilities and build differentiated platforms to support the SGX's multi-asset strategy.





   
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