Clearstream GSF up 1% in August year over year

In August 2013, the value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 4 percent to EUR 11.6 trillion (compared to EUR 11.2 trillion in August 2012). Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business increased by 2 percent from EUR 6.0 trillion in August 2012 to EUR 6.1 trillion in August 2013 – while domestic German securities held under custody increased by 6 percent from EUR 5.1 trillion in August 2012 to EUR 5.4 trillion in August 2013.

In August 2013, 3.1 million international settlement transactions were processed, a 3 percent decrease over August 2012 (3.2 million). Of all international transactions, 83 percent were OTC transactions and 17 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions. On the German domestic market, settlement transactions reached 6.5 million, 8 percent more than in August 2012 (6.0 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 562.5 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced an increase of 1 percent over August 2012 (EUR 557.7 billion). At EUR 570.8 billion, the year-to-date August 2013 GSF monthly average outstanding is 1 percent below the same period last year (year-to-date January to August 2012: EUR 579.4 billion).

In the Investment Funds Services (IFS), 0.61 million transactions were processed, a 3 percent increase over August 2012 (0.59 million). At 5.2 million, the year-to-date August 2013 IFS number of transactions processed is 26 percent above the same period last year (year-to-date August to August 2012: 4.1 million).

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