108 February bank derivative financial products trading volume statistics
In February 2008, the bank's trading volume of derivative financial products was as follows: the exchange rate contract was equivalent to NT$9.882 trillion, the interest rate contract was 786.6 billion yuan, the equity securities contract was 108.7 billion yuan, the commodity contract was 10.8 billion yuan, and the credit contract was 3.2 billion. Yuan, totaling 10,791.3 billion yuan (Schedule 1, Figure 1), a decrease of 36.36% from the previous month, mainly due to the decrease in exchange transactions (Schedule 2). The analysis of the transaction content is as follows:
I. Commodity types: Exchange rate contracts account for 91.57%, interest rate contracts account for 7.29%, equity securities contracts account for 1.01%, commodity contracts account for 0.10%, and credit contracts account for 0.03% (Schedule 1).
Second, the transaction currency: involving NT$49.56%, the transaction volume decreased by 40.02% compared with the previous month; pure foreign currency transactions accounted for 50.44%, and the transaction volume decreased by 32.29% compared with the previous month (Schedule 1, Figure 2).
Third, the bank category: domestic bank transactions accounted for 66.63%; foreign and mainland banks accounted for 33.37% of the Taiwan branch transactions (Figure 2). The top five banks in terms of transaction volume are China Trust, Cathay World, HSBC (Taiwan), Taipei Fubon and Taishin Bank, which together account for 30.40% of the total transaction volume.
4. Changes in transactions: The volume of various transactions was compared with that of the previous month. Among them, the exchange rate contract decreased by 4,966.2 billion yuan or 33.45%, the interest rate contract decreased by 19.99 billion yuan or 58.30%, and the equity securities contract decreased by 93.9 billion yuan or 46.32%. The commodity contract was reduced by 6 billion yuan and the credit contract was increased by 600 million yuan (Schedule 2).
Source: Central Bank Of the Republic Of China (Taiwan)