Stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation reached 31.9 % in 2018 in Singapore, according to OECD. This is 14.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Singapore reached an all time high of 95.5 % in 2008 and an all time low of 7.81 % in 1979. When compared to Singapore's main peers, stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation in Indonesia amounted to 21.5 %, 34.0 % in Malaysia, 11.3 % in Philippines and 77.2 % in Thailand in 2018.
Singapore has been ranked 27th within the group of 53 countries we follow in terms of stocks traded as a percentage of market capitalisation, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Turnover ratio is the total value of shares traded during the period divided by the average market capitalisation for the period.