SGX is the result of the merger of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) and the Singapore International Monetary Exchange (SIMEX). SGX is at the forefront of exchanges globally in attracting international issuers and is rapidly emerging as Asia's offshore risk management centre for international derivatives.
The main index is the FTSE/ASEAN Index.
The FTSE/ASEAN Index is a market benchmark index designed to cover a broad group of stocks from the ASEAN markets. Eligible markets for inclusion are those of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. Other markets may be added over time. The index is derived from the FTSE All World ASEAN Index, part of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series. The FTSE/ASEAN Index currently comprises 180 constituents, of which 51 are Singapore companies, representing a 44.4% weighting.