ASX is a multi-asset class, vertically integrated exchange group, and one of the world's top-10 listed exchange groups measured by market capitalisation.
ASX's activities span primary and secondary market services, central counterparty risk transfer, and securities settlement for both the equities and fixed income markets. It functions as a market operator, clearing house and payments system facilitator. It monitors and enforces compliance with its operating rules, promotes standards of corporate governance among Australia's listed companies and helps to educate retail investors.
ASX's diverse domestic and international customer base includes issuers of securities and financial products, investment and trading banks, fund managers, hedge funds, commodity trading advisers, brokers and proprietary traders, market data vendors and retail investors.
By providing its systems, processes and services reliably and fairly, ASX generates confidence in the markets that depend on its infrastructure. This is integral to ASX's long-term commercial success.