7 October 2013
In September 2013, the value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 5 percent to EUR 11.7 trillion (compared to EUR 11.2 trillion in September 2012). Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business increased by 2 percent from EUR 6.0 trillion in September 2012 to EUR 6.2 trillion in September 2013 – while domestic German securities held under custody increased by 7 percent from EUR 5.1 trillion in September 2012 to EUR 5.5 trillion in September 2013.
In September 2013, 3.18 million international settlement transactions were processed, a 1 percent decrease over September 2012 (3.20 million). Of all international transactions, 85 percent were OTC transactions and 15 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions. On the German domestic market, settlement transactions reached 6.3 million, 8 percent more than in September 2012 (5.9 million). Of these transactions, 63 percent were stock exchange transactions and 37 percent OTC transactions.
For Global Securities Financing (GSF) services, the monthly average outstanding reached EUR 575.2 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced an increase of 4 percent over September 2012 (EUR 552.2 billion). At EUR 571.3 billion, the year-to-date September 2013 GSF monthly average outstanding is 1 percent below the same period last year (year-to-date September 2012: EUR 576.4 billion).
In the Investment Funds Services (IFS), 0.60 million transactions were processed, a 14 percent increase over September 2012 (0.53 million). At 5.8 million, the year-to-date September 2013 IFS number of transactions processed is 25 percent above the same period last year (year-to-date September 2012: 4.7 million).