Thailand Futures Exchange announces TFEX Best Awards 2018

BANGKOK, December 19, 2018 – Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX), announced the

winners of the four categories of “TFEX Best Awards 2018”. Most Active House

was KGI Securities (Thailand) pcl. Most Active Agent, in terms of transactions

from investors and expanding investor base, was KTB Securities (Thailand) Co.,

Ltd. Most Active Prop-Trader was awarded to Phatra Securities pcl. The Best

Performance Market Maker was awarded to MTS Gold Futures Co., Ltd.

TFEX Managing Director Rinjai Chakornpipat stated, “Thai derivatives market has

grown significantly this year in terms of both trading volume and number of

investors. The success was due mainly to the excellent cooperation of all

members in providing knowledge and trading advices and services to investors and

boosting market liquidity, as such enhancing the overall derivatives market.

Therefore, the annual TFEX Best Awards has been created to honor the outstanding

derivatives members in each area.”

During Jan-Nov, 2018, TFEX’s derivatives trading volume surged to 95.7 million

contracts, or 421,492 contracts per day, a 30 percent increase from the previous

year. At end-Nov-2018, the open interest was 2,813,036 contracts, similar to

the end of 2017. Meanwhile, total derivatives trading accounts reached 162,609

accounts, up 16,050 accounts from the previous year.

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Source: The Stock Exchange of Thailand

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