Singapore Exchange

Country
Singapore
Number of listed companies
749
Domestic market capitalization
1,100,000
SSE Partner Exchange

Yes

Has annual sustainability report

Yes

Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule

Yes

  • Sustainability reporting is introduced on a "comply or explain" basis.
Has written guidance on ESG reporting

Yes

Offers ESG related training

Yes

  • In 2017, SGX organized 23 capability-building workshops for listed companies at a subsidized rate to enable listed companies to produce their sustainability reports.
  • SGX also regularly organizes conferences and briefings in relation to sustainability issues and to develop the sustainability dialogue between investors and companies.
Has sustainability bond listing segment

No

Has SME listing platform

Yes

Additional information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Listed company for profit; demutualized in 1999
Regulatory model
Strong Exchange Model.
  • The Singapore Exchange states on its website that it is 'the frontline regulator' and that the Monetary Authority of Singapore's primary role is to simply evaluate the exchange's performance as a regulatory organisation.
About the stock exchange
Location: Singapore
  • Singapore Exchange is Asia’s leading and trusted market infrastructure, operating equity, fixed income and derivatives markets to the highest regulatory standards. As Asia’s most international, multi-asset exchange, SGX provides listing, trading, clearing, settlement, depository and data services, with about 40% of listed companies and 75% of listed bonds originating outside of Singapore.
  • SGX is the world’s most liquid offshore market for the benchmark equity indices of China, India, Japan and ASEAN and offers commodities and currency derivatives products. Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is globally recognised for its risk management and clearing capabilities.
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
SEL Holdings Pte Ltd 23.36%