In January 2014, the value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 6 percent to EUR 12.0 trillion (compared to EUR 11.3 trillion in January 2013). Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business as international central securities depository (ICSD) increased by 7 percent from EUR 5.9 trillion in January 2013 to EUR 6.3 trillion in January 2014, while domestic German securities held under custody in the German central securities depository (CSD) increased by 5 percent from EUR 5.3 trillion in January 2013 to EUR 5.6 trillion in January 2014.
In January 2014, 3.90 million international settlement transactions were processed, an 8 percent increase over January 2013 (3.62 million). Of all international transactions, 79 percent were OTC transactions and 21 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions. On the German domestic market, settlement transactions in January 2014 reached 7.48 million, 10 percent more than in January 2013 (6.78 million). Of these transactions, 66 percent were stock exchange transactions and 34 percent OTC transactions.
For Global Securities Financing (GSF) services, the monthly average outstanding in January 2014 reached EUR 571.9 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced an increase of 4 percent over January 2013 (EUR 548.8 billion).
Investment Funds Services (IFS) processed 0.78 million transactions in January 2014, a 16 percent increase over January 2013 (0.67 million).