Singapore Exchange

Exchange entity Singapore Exchange (SGX)
Conducts business in Singapore
Number of listed companies (dec./16, WFE) 757
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, dec./16, WFE) 649,456
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? Yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? Yes
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? Yes;
Offers sustainability guidance or training for investors? Yes;
  • Delivers 4 training sessions per year to listed companies on sustainability. Additionally, SGX facilities to be used twice a year for sustainability-related events. Source pg. 79
Provides sustainability-related indices? Yes
Has green bond listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Listed company for profit; demutualized in 1999
Regulatory bodies
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore
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 (SGX) is the Asian Gateway, connecting investors in search of Asian growth to corporate issuers in search of global capital. SGX represents the premier access point for managing Asian capital and investment exposure, and is Asia’s most international exchange with more than 40% of companies listed on SGX originating outside of Singapore. SGX offers its clients the world’s biggest offshore market for Asian equity futures, centred on Asia’s three largest economies – China, India and Japan. In addition to offering a fully integrated value chain from trading and clearing, to settlement and depository services, SGX is also Asia’s pioneering central clearing house. Headquartered in Asia’s most globalised city, and centred within the AAA strength and stability of Singapore’s island nation, SGX is a leading Asian counterparty for the clearing of financial and commodity products. Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited 23.40%