Singapore exchange allows direct access from foreign terminals

Using new system based on FIX protocol, overseas trades can now be routed electronically to SGX.

As part of its strategy of attracting greater global participation, Singapore Exchange SGX has launched a facility called SGXAccess. Using open interface technology, it allows SGX Securities Trading member firms to trade in Singapore's securities market from anywhere in the world, through their own trading terminals.

In the incumbent system, SGX's trade matching and order management systems were integrated, but with the introduction of SGXAccess these are being decoupled.

SGXAccess gives members the flexibility to buy or develop their own Order Management Systems OMS on top of the exchange's SESOPS terminals. This flexibility means that members can locate their trading terminals outside Singapore.

SGXAccess is key to SGX's...

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