In February 2014, the value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers registered an increase of 6 percent to EUR 12.1 trillion (compared to EUR 11.4 trillion in February 2013). Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business as international central securities depository (ICSD) increased by 5 percent from EUR 6.1 trillion in February 2013 to EUR 6.4 trillion in February 2014, while domestic German securities held under custody in the German central securities depository (CSD) increased by 7 percent from EUR 5.4 trillion in February 2013 to EUR 5.7 trillion in February 2014.
In February 2014, 3.7 million international settlement transactions were processed, a 10 percent increase over February 2013 (3.3 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 in February 2014 reached 6.8 million, 4 percent more than in February 2013 (6.6 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 in February 2014 reached EUR 581.1 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced an increase of 3 percent over February 2013 (EUR 563.3 billion).
Investment Funds Services (IFS) processed 0.7 million transactions in February 2014, a 17 percent increase over February 2013 (0.6 million).