ASX is an integrated exchange offering listings, trading, clearing, settlement, technical and information services, technology, data and other post-trade services.
ASX acts as a market operator, clearing house and payments system facilitator. It oversees compliance with its operating rules, promotes standards of corporate governance among Australia’s listed companies and helps to educate retail investors.
ASX operates markets for a wide range of asset classes including equities, fixed income, commodities and energy. As a vertically-integrated exchange, ASX’s activities span primary and secondary market services, including the raising, allocation and hedging of capital flows; trading and price discovery; central counterparty risk transfer; and securities settlement for both the equities and fixed income markets. Its business operations include:
1. Listings and issuer services
2. Derivatives and OTC markets
3. Trading services
4. Equity post-trade services