Clearstream processed 2.70 million international transactions in November 2007, a 24 percent rise over November 2006 (2.18 million). Of these transactions, 76 percent were Over the Counter (OTC) transactions and 24 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions. Domestic settlement transactions in Germany stood at 4.14 million compared to 3.28 million for the same month last year (a rise of 26 percent). Of these transactions 67 percent were stock exchange transactions and 33 percent OTC transactions.
The value of assets under custody on behalf of customers rose to €10.7 trillion, an 11 percent increase from November 2006 (€9.6 trillion).
Securities held under custody in Clearstream’s international business experienced a rise of 11 percent from €4.4 trillion to € 4.8 trillion. On the domestic German business, securities held under custody rose by 12 percent from €5.3 trillion to €5.9 trillion.
For the Global Securities Financing (GSF) services, monthly average outstandings reached € 364.2 billion. The combined services, which include triparty repo, securities lending and collateral management, experienced a strong rise of 25 percent from the same November 2006 (€ 292.2 billion).
The Investment Funds services processed 425.240 transactions in November,
34 percent more than a year ago (November 2006: 317.460).