In November 2013, the value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 7 percent to a record EUR 11.9 trillion (compared to EUR 11.2 trillion in November 2012). Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business increased by 6 percent from EUR 5.9 trillion in November 2012 to EUR 6.3 trillion in November 2013 – while domestic German securities held under custody increased by 8 percent from EUR 5.2 trillion in November 2012 to EUR 5.7 trillion in November 2013.
In November 2013, 3.47 million international settlement transactions were processed, a 10 percent increase over November 2012 (3.16 million). Of all international transactions, 82 percent were OTC transactions and 18 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions. On the German domestic market, settlement transactions reached 6.72 million, 12 percent more than in November 2012 (6.01 million). Of these transactions, 65 percent were stock exchange transactions and 35 percent OTC transactions.
For Global Securities Financing (GSF) services, the monthly average outstanding reached EUR 602.6 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced an increase of 10 percent over November 2012 (EUR 549.4 billion). At EUR 574.8 billion, the year-to-date November 2013 GSF monthly average outstanding is 1 percent above the same period last year (year-to-date November 2012: EUR 571.6 billion).
In the Investment Funds Services (IFS), 0.67 million transactions were processed, a 17 percent increase over November 2012 (0.57 million). At 7.18 million, the year-to-date November 2013 IFS number of transactions processed is 23 percent above the same period last year (year-to-date November 2012: 5.82 million).