Clearstream's core business continues growth in August 2005(PresseBox) (Frankfurt am Main, )
The value of assets held under custody on behalf of customers rose to EUR 8.4 trillion, a 13.8 percent rise from August 2004 when it stood at EUR 7.4 trillion.
Growth was also strong within the Global Securities Financing services business. In August the EUR 200 billion milestone was broken with weekly outstandings of EUR 207.3 and monthly average outstandings of EUR 201.6 billion. The combined services, which include tripartite repo, securities lending and collateral management, collectively experienced a rise of 56 percent from August 2004 (EUR 129.3 billion).
Vestima+, the investment funds service, also broke records with the highest number of investment funds related instructions ever processed at 222,243, a 54.8 percent rise in the year since August 2004 (121,827).
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