Thailand Futures Exchange PCL (TFEX) delivered continuous growth in 2021 with a 13-percent increase in total trading volume to 135,117,308 contracts or 560,653 contracts per day, and a 25-percent surge in the number of total trading accounts to 270,494. Overall, Stock Futures was the most active product, dominating 52 percent of the total trading volume, followed by SET50 Futures at 35 percent and Gold Online Futures at 8 percent. Moreover, the sharp increase in trading volume was seen in Silver Online Futures, Gold Online Futures and USD Futures due to an increase in volatility of precious metal prices and exchange rate last year. The open interest at the end of December 2021 soared 72 percent from a year earlier to 3.78 million contracts. In 2021, TFEX extended trading hours for USD Futures product until midnight and added Silver Online Futures' new quarterly contract month.
TFEX Managing Director Rinjai Chakornpipat said that TFEX this year will focus on improving the existing products and services to better suit investors' demand. In addition, TFEX also plans to add more currency pair for Currency Futures. Moreover, TFEX will collaborate with members on education and marketing for investors as well as boosting trading liquidity, particularly for SET50 Options and Stock Futures.
For more information, please visit www.TFEX.co.th, or call SET Contact Center at tel: (66) 0 2009 9999.