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| key_people =    Pakorn  Malakul Na Ayudhya, Chairman
| key_people =    Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi, Chairman
| foundation =    May 17, 2004
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| location =      Bangkok, Thailand
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The Thailand Futures Exchange is a subsidiary of the [[Stock Exchange of Thailand]]. <ref> {{cite web|url = http://www.tfex.co.th/en/about/about.html|name = TFEX website|org = TFEX|date = February 26, 2009}}</ref>
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.  


== Direct Market Access ==
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 allows brokers to offer [[direct market access]] (DMA) to clients, allowing them to connect their trading applications with a broker’s front-end system, thus enabling a client’s order to be automatically routed through the broker and into the exchange without being handled manually. For further information on DMA, please contact TFEX or a member<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.tfex.co.th/en/member/list.html|name=TFEX: Guide for Foreign Investors|org=TFEX|date=May 11, 2009}}</ref>.
 
TFEX was ranked 26th in 2018 in the [[Futures Industry Association]]'s global list of the top derivatives exchanges measured by volume with 104 million contracts traded, up 32 percent from a year earlier.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://marketvoice.fia.org/articles/record-year-derivatives|name=2018 Annual Volume Survey|org=Futures Industry.org|date=April 8, 2019}}</ref>


== History ==
== History ==
'''Key Events of Thailand Futures Exchange'''
'''Key Events of Thailand Futures Exchange'''
* 04/28/2006 - Launch SET50 Index Futures as the first product
* 04/28/2006 - Launch [[SET50 Index Futures]] as the first product
* 08/28/2006 - Started internet trading in SET50 Index Futures
* 08/28/2006 - Started Internet trading in SET50 Index Futures
* 09/18/2006 - Appointed 3 market makers to provide liquidity for SET50 Index Futures
* 09/18/2006 - Appointed three [[market maker]]s to provide [[liquidity]] for SET50 Index Futures
* 04/09/2007 - Sign the Memorandum of Understanding with The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX)
* 04/09/2007 - Sign the [[Memorandum of Understanding]] with The [[Taiwan Futures Exchange]] (TAIFEX)
* 09/03/2007 - Allowed Direct Market Access (DMA) for convenience and easy execution
* 09/03/2007 - Allowed [[Direct Market Access]] (DMA) for convenience and easy [[execution]]
* 10/29/2007 - Launch SET50 Index Options as the second product
* 10/29/2007 - Launch SET50 Index Options as the second product
* 05/16/2008 - Sign the Memorandum of Understanding with Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
* 05/16/2008 - Sign the Memorandum of Understanding with [[Chicago Board Options Exchange]] (CBOE)
* 09/05/2008 - Sign the Memorandum of Understanding with The Options Industry Council (OIC)
* 09/05/2008 - Sign the Memorandum of Understanding with The [[Options Industry Council]] (OIC)
* 11/24/2008 - Launch Stock Futures
* 11/24/2008 - Launch [[Stock Futures]]
* 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.
* 03/16/2015 - TFEX and the Thailand Agriculture Futures Exchange announce a merger.


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== Products and Services ==
The TFEX offers products on the following:
* SET50 Index Futures
* SET50 Index Options
* Single Stock Futures
* 50 Baht Gold Futures
* 10 Baht Gold Futures
* 5-Year Government Bond Futures
* 3M BIBOR Futures
* 6M THBFIX Futures
* Brent Crude Oil Futures
* USD Futures
* Sector Index Futures
* RSS3 Futures
* RSS3D Futures
* Gold-D Futures


== Products and Services ==
== Key People ==
By law, The TFEX is allowed to trade futures, options, and options on futures. The permitted underlying products include:
*Chairman, [[Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi]]
*Vice Chairman, [[Pakorn Peetathawatchai]]


* SET50 Index Futures
==Annual Volumes==
* SET50 Index Options
* Gold Futures


== Key People ==
{| cellpadding="5" cellspacing="1" style="background:#FFFFFF;"
Mr. Pakorn  Malakul Na Ayudhya, Chairman
|- align="left" style="background:#CCCCCC;"
Mrs. Patareeya  Benjapolchai, Vice Chairman
| '''Year'''
|'''Total Annual Volume'''
|'''Percent Change'''
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2018
|104,422,200
|32.2%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2017
|78,990,574
|13.5%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2016
|69,576,164
|43.3%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2015
|48,538,899
| 34.8%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2014
|36,021,150
| 122.8%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2013
|16,164,126
| 54.6%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2012
|10,457,928
|4.3%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2011
|~10,00,000 (est)
|136.2%
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2010
|4,245,782
|38.2
|- align="left" style="background:#EEEEEE;"
|2009
|3,072,397
| --
|}


== References ==
== References ==
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Thailand Futures Exchange
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Founded May 17, 2004
Headquarters Bangkok, Thailand
Key People Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi, Chairman
Website https://www.tfex.co.th/tfex/index.html?locale=en_US

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 26th in 2018 in the Futures Industry Association's global list of the top derivatives exchanges measured by volume with 104 million contracts traded, up 32 percent from a year earlier.[2]

History[edit]

Key Events of Thailand Futures Exchange

Products and Services[edit]

The TFEX offers products on the following:

  • SET50 Index Futures
  • SET50 Index Options
  • Single Stock Futures
  • 50 Baht Gold Futures
  • 10 Baht Gold Futures
  • 5-Year Government Bond Futures
  • 3M BIBOR Futures
  • 6M THBFIX Futures
  • Brent Crude Oil Futures
  • USD Futures
  • Sector Index Futures
  • RSS3 Futures
  • RSS3D Futures
  • Gold-D Futures

Key People[edit]

Annual Volumes[edit]

Year Total Annual Volume Percent Change
2018 104,422,200 32.2%
2017 78,990,574 13.5%
2016 69,576,164 43.3%
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]