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The Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) is a [[subsidiary]] of the [[Stock Exchange of Thailand]], offering stock index, interest rate, agriculture, rubber, energy and precious metals futures and options on futures contracts.   
The Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) is a [[subsidiary]] of the [[Stock Exchange of Thailand]], offering stock index, interest rate, agriculture, rubber, energy and precious metals futures and options on futures contracts.  
 
The exchange expanded its product offerings with the merger of TFEX and Thailand Agricultural Futures Trading in March 2015 in a government effort to consolidate all futures trading under one exchange.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.tfex.co.th/tfex/newsDetail.html?newsId=14264629880950|name=TFEX-AFET announce merger to drive Thailand agricultural futures exchange|org=TFEX|date=March 31, 2016}}</ref>  


TFEX was ranked 32nd in 2015 in the [[Futures Industry Association]]'s global list of the top derivatives exchanges measured by volume with 48.5 million contracts traded, up 34.8 percent on 2014's volume of 36 million.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.marketvoicemag.org/?q=content/2015-annual-survey-global-derivatives-volume&t=1|name=2015 Annual Volume Survey|org=FIA magazine|date=March 31, 2016}}</ref>  
TFEX was ranked 32nd in 2015 in the [[Futures Industry Association]]'s global list of the top derivatives exchanges measured by volume with 48.5 million contracts traded, up 34.8 percent on 2014's volume of 36 million.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.marketvoicemag.org/?q=content/2015-annual-survey-global-derivatives-volume&t=1|name=2015 Annual Volume Survey|org=FIA magazine|date=March 31, 2016}}</ref>  
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* 02/02/2009 - Launch [[Thailand Futures Exchange Gold]] Futures  
* 02/02/2009 - Launch [[Thailand Futures Exchange Gold]] Futures  
* 07/15/2010 - Sets Oct. 18 launch of 6-month interest rate (THBFIX) futures and 5-year government bond futures.
* 07/15/2010 - Sets Oct. 18 launch of 6-month interest rate (THBFIX) futures and 5-year government bond futures.
* 03/16/2015 - TFEX and the Thailand Agriculture Futures Exchange announce a merger.
== Products and Services ==
== Products and Services ==
By law, The TFEX is allowed to offer [[trade]] of [[futures]], [[options]], and [[options on futures]]. The permitted underlying products include:
By law, The TFEX is allowed to offer [[trade]] of [[futures]], [[options]], and [[options on futures]]. The permitted underlying products include:

Revision as of 05:08, 4 April 2016


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Thailand Futures Exchange
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Founded May 17, 2004
Headquarters Bangkok, Thailand
Key People Pakorn Malakul Na Ayudhya, Chairman
Website http://www.tfex.co.th

The Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) is a subsidiary of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, offering stock index, interest rate, agriculture, rubber, energy and precious metals futures and options on futures contracts.

The exchange expanded its product offerings with the merger of TFEX and Thailand Agricultural Futures Trading in March 2015 in a government effort to consolidate all futures trading under one exchange.[1]

TFEX was ranked 32nd in 2015 in the Futures Industry Association's global list of the top derivatives exchanges measured by volume with 48.5 million contracts traded, up 34.8 percent on 2014's volume of 36 million.[2]

History[edit]

Key Events of Thailand Futures Exchange

Products and Services[edit]

By law, The TFEX is allowed to offer trade of futures, options, and options on futures. The permitted underlying products include:

TFEX received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to remove silver futures from its trading board starting from the night session of July 31, 2014. The exchange made that move in response to the termination of the London Silver Fix.

Key People[edit]

Annual Volumes[edit]

Year Total Annual Volume Percent Change
2015 48,538,899 34.8%
2014 36,021,150 122.8%
2013 16,164,126 54.6%
2012 10,457,928 4.3%
2011 ~10,00,000 (est) 136.2%
2010 4,245,782 38.2
2009 3,072,397 --


References[edit]