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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 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>


== Direct Market Access ==
== Direct Market Access ==
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 allows [[broker]]s to offer [[direct market access]] (DMA) to clients, allowing them to connect their [[trading application]]s with a broker’s [[front-end system]], enabling a client’s order to be automatically routed through a broker and into the [[exchange]] without being handled manually.<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>.


== History ==
== History ==
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'''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 3 market makers 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)
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== Products and Services ==
== Products and Services ==
By law, The TFEX is allowed to trade futures, options, and options on futures. The permitted underlying products include:
By law, The TFEX is allowed to trade [[futures]], [[options]], and [[options on futures]]. The permitted underlying products include:
 
* SET50 Index Futures
* SET50 Index Futures
* SET50 Index Options
* SET50 Index Options
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== Key People ==
== Key People ==
*Mr. Pakorn Malakul Na Ayudhya, Chairman
*Chairman, [[Pakorn Malakul Na Ayudhya]]
*Mrs. Patareeya Benjapolchai, Vice Chairman
*Vice Chairman, [[Patareeya Benjapolchai]]


== References ==
== References ==
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Revision as of 21:02, 4 September 2009

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

The Thailand Futures Exchange is a subsidiary of the Stock Exchange of Thailand. [1]

Direct Market Access[edit]

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, enabling a client’s order to be automatically routed through a broker and into the exchange without being handled manually.[2].

History[edit]

Key Events of Thailand Futures Exchange

  • 04/28/2006 - Launch SET50 Index Futures as the first product
  • 08/28/2006 - Started Internet trading in SET50 Index Futures
  • 09/18/2006 - Appointed 3 market makers to provide liquidity for SET50 Index Futures
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 09/05/2008 - Sign the Memorandum of Understanding with The Options Industry Council (OIC)
  • 11/24/2008 - Launch Stock Futures
  • 02/02/2009 - Launch Thailand Futures Exchange Gold Futures

Products and Services[edit]

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

  • SET50 Index Futures
  • SET50 Index Options
  • Gold Futures

Key People[edit]

References[edit]