Clearstream Announces €16.53 Billion As Its Assets Under Custody In July 2022
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Clearstream, a post-trade services provider owned by the Deutsche Börse Group, recorded a total of €16,528 billion in assets under custody (AUC) in July. Compared to the €16,551 billion posted in June, this represents a slight decline of 0.14% month-over-month (MoM).
But on a year-over-year (YoY) basis, the figure represents a 1% growth from the €16,380 billion recorded in July last year.
Clearstream Records Slim Increase In AUC
The report also revealed that Clearstream recorded a 0.4% increase MoM increase in AUC. The figure in the month increased from €16,479 billion it posted earlier in May. But YoY, the asset under custody surged 2% in June.
However, the company recorded a 1% decrease in its YDT compared to the amount recorded in June. It realized €16,641 billion between January and June this year.
Clearstream noted that its international central securities depository (ICSD) recorded a 1.35% surge in securities deposits in July. The company increased its volumes in the business to €7,911 billion in July from the €7,806 billion recorded the previous month.
But the number of securities deposit transactions fell by 5.4% to 5.3 million MoM. The YoY volume shows a 9% drop from the six million recorded in July last year.
Securities Deposits Fell By 2.1%
Clearstream data also revealed that the company recorded securities deposits of €5,426 billion. It shows a 2.1% reduction from the €5,541 billion realized in June. On a YoY basis, the level was 6% lower than the €5,760 billion posted in July 2021.
The CDS also saw a notable reduction in the total number of securities deposit transactions after dropping from 14.2 million in June to 12.6 million in July. This represents an 11.1% reduction. But securities deposits at the domestic CDS increased to 109 million transactions in July, representing a 13.2% increase. The CDS recorded 96.3 million in its total deposits in the first half of the year. Also, the number of securities deposit transactions on IFS fell to 3.4 million, which represents an 8.11% drop in July, according to the report.