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SGX aims to ride Asian wave with new emerging-markets indices

MSCI EM tracks 10% of the world's market capitalisation, or US$1.7 trillion, of which 70% is Asia

"We feel there's a great opportunity to create a market for EM in our time zone. We want to swing the price formation to our time." - Michael Syn, SGX head of derivatives


HAVING dominated the Asian market for single country and currency derivatives, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) hopes to continue ruling the waves with its latest multi-country and multi-currency indices.

Last month SGX launched the first multi...

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