Clearstream numbers rise all round

Clearstream’s November 2015 figures show that the overall value of assets under custody held on behalf of customers rose 8 percent to EUR 13.4 trillion (compared to EUR 12.4 trillion in November 2014).

Securities held under custody in its international central securities depository (ICSD) increased by 11 percent to EUR 7.3 trillion. Securities held under custody in the German CSD increased by 5 percent to EUR 6.1 trillion.

In November 2015, 3.5 million international (ICSD) settlement transactions were processed, a 5 percent increase. Of all international transactions, 83 percent were OTC transactions and 17 percent were registered as stock exchange transactions.

The number of settlement transactions (OTC and stock exchange combined) processed for the German domestic CSD and global ICSD business combined increased by 10 percent to 126.7 million.