Clearstream’s August 2012 Figures

Michelle Remo, “Big 4″ observer
September 10, 2012 /

In August 2012, the value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 3 percent to € 11.2 trillion (compared to € 10.8 trillion in August 2011).

Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business increased by 4 percent from € 5.8 trillion in August 2011 to € 6.0 trillion in August 2012 – while domestic German securities held under custody increased by 3 percent from € 5.0 trillion in August 2011 to € 5.1 trillion in August 2012.

In August 2012, 3.2 million international settlement transactions were processed, a 7 percent decrease over August 2011 (3.4 million). Of all international transactions, 81 percent were OTC transactions and 19 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions.

On the German domestic market, settlement transactions reached 6.0 million, 38 percent less than in August 2011 (9.7 million). Of these transactions, 66 percent were stock exchange transactions and 34 percent OTC transactions.

For Global Securities Financing (GSF) services, the monthly average outstanding reached € 557.7 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced a drop of 10 percent over August 2011 (€ 616.5 billion).

In the Investment Funds services, 0.59 million transactions were processed, a 18 percent increase over August 2011 (0.50 million).

 

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